Ascent of Mount Whitney on 1998-09-04
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
|Date:||Friday, September 4, 1998|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||14498 ft / 4418 m|
Ascent Trip ReportSpent the night of 9/3/98 at Trail Camp and headed up about 6 AM the next morning. Ran into snow (El Nino year!) at the top of the 99 switchbacks below Trail Crest.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||6198 ft / 1889 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||22 mi / 35.4 km|
| Route:||Mt Whitney Trail|
| Trailhead:||Whitney Portal 8300 ft / 2529 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Nights Spent:||1 nights away from roads|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
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