Ascent of Mount Whitney on 2018-08-29

Climber: Serguei Okountsev

Others in Party:Weiwei Yin -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Date:Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Whitney
    Elevation:14498 ft / 4418 m

Ascent Trip Report

Day hike. Started 6:30 a.m., 3 hours to Trail camp, another 3 to the top, total ascent 6 hours. 30 minutes on the summit, 6 hours down. Never used headlights. Last water at switchback 23.
Summary Total Data
    Quality:10 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Clear
11C on the summit, very windy

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