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Ascent of Mount Whitney on 2015-08-27

Climber: Bruce Craig

Others in Party:Patricia Arredondo
Date:Thursday, August 27, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Whitney
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:14498 ft / 4418 m

Ascent Trip Report

High Sierra Pacific Crest Trail 6-day backpack beginning at Horseshoe Meadow to Onion Valley with layover day at Crabtree Meadow to hike Mt Whitney. We met at Onion Valley Campground where we camped and left our vehicles during the trip. The group rode to Horseshoe Meadow in a rental van. We hiked over Cottonwood Pass 11,145', Forester Pass 13,200', Crabtree Meadow campground and Kearsarge Pass 11,708' to Onion Valley campground. Tuesday, August 25 to Sunday, August 30, 2015. Leaders: Ted Lubeshkoff, Pat Arredondo and Bruce Craig (myself).
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Start Trailhead:Horsehoe Meadow  
    Time:3 Days 
Descent Statistics
    End Trailhead:Onion Valley Campground  
    Time:2 Days 



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