Ascent of Mount Whitney on 2015-08-27
|Others in Party:||Patricia Arredondo|
|Date:||Thursday, August 27, 2015|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||14498 ft / 4418 m|
Ascent Trip ReportHigh 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).
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| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles, Tent Camp|
| Start Trailhead:||Horsehoe Meadow |
| Time:||3 Days |
| End Trailhead:||Onion Valley Campground |
| Time:||2 Days |
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