Mount Whitney Trail, Lone Pine

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The Mount Whitney Trail is a trail that climbs Mount Whitney. It starts at Whitney Portal, 13 miles (21 km) west of the town of Lone Pine, California. The hike is about 22 mi (35 km) round trip, with an elevation gain of over 6,100 feet (1,860 m). It is a popular trail, and its access is restricted by quotas from May to October.
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  • I've hike the main trail to Mt. Whitney ten times. Two treks were as day hikes and the other hikes were overnight trips (staying one night at Trail Camp on the way up). This hike is an epic... 
    I've hike the main trail to Mt. Whitney ten times. Two treks were as day hikes and the other hikes were overnight trips (staying one night at Trail Camp on the way up). This hike is an epic...  more »
  • On Tuesday, August 24, 2021, I hiked up to Mount Whitney (14,505 feet), which is the highest peak in the contiguous USA, with an elevation gain of over 6200+ feet and a length of 20.9 miles. I... 
    On Tuesday, August 24, 2021, I hiked up to Mount Whitney (14,505 feet), which is the highest peak in the contiguous USA, with an elevation gain of over 6200+ feet and a length of 20.9 miles. I...  more »
  • We actually took the Mt Whitney road out of town and passed Alabama Hills on the way. About 13 Miles out you climb a pretty still 2 way road with some amazing drop offs. If you get passed the... 
    We actually took the Mt Whitney road out of town and passed Alabama Hills on the way. About 13 Miles out you climb a pretty still 2 way road with some amazing drop offs. If you get passed the...  more »

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