Ascent to Mount Whitney-Between Trail Ridge and summit on 2004-09-03
|Others in Party:||Kim Dowling|
|Date:||Friday, September 3, 2004|
|Ascent Type:||Unsuccessful - Turned Back|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
|Point Reached:||Mount Whitney - Between Trail Ridge and summit|
| Elevation:||14100 ft / 4297 m|
| Remaining Elevation:||398 ft / 121 m (100% left to go)|
Ascent Trip ReportTurned back due to oncoming snow storm in late afternoon. Too late in the day to wait out. Weather was reasonably nice until the very end once we left the John Muir Trail taking the spur trail to the summit.
|Summary Total Data|
| Grade/Class:||class 2|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Gear Used:||Tent Camp|
| Nights Spent:||2 nights away from roads|
| Weather:||Snowing, Cold, Windy, White-out|
Nice until snow storm hit.
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