Ascent of Mount Whitney on 1971-08-28

Climber: Tony Watkin

Others in Party:Bruce McCubbrey
Date:Saturday, August 28, 1971
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Whitney
    Elevation:14498 ft / 4418 m
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1903 ft / 580 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1903 ft / 580 m
    Grade/Class: Gr III, YDS 5.7
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Rock Climb
    Gear Used:
    Weather:Thunderstorm, Cool, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Hail on the hard hat
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1903 ft / 580 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Route:East Buttress
    Start Trailhead:East Face Lake  12595 ft / 3838 m
    Time:6 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1903 ft / 580 m
    Route:Mountaineer's Route
    End Trailhead:East Face Lake  12595 ft / 3838 m
    Time:1 Hours 

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