Ascent of Mount Whitney (San Diego Co.) on 2016-09-06

Climber: James Barlow

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Whitney (San Diego Co.)
    Elevation:1736 ft / 529 m

Ascent Trip Report

I had the morning off before I had to be on the ship down in San Diego, so I opted for a pair of local peaks that I have needed for a while. Mt Whitney is straightforward, so I am surprised at the lack of ascents. The roads are public roads to my start point and there is a dirt road to the summit that seems to see a lot of local neighborhood walkers. There was a guy on the summit doing tower maintenance that I said hello to. It was my first hike in my new shoes, though it was barely long enough to be called a hike. Onward to Mt Israel!
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:336 ft / 102 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:336 ft / 102 m
    Route:N Face
    Start Trailhead:1400 ft / 426 m
Descent Statistics

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