Video trip report of Mount Whitney hike – 14,496 feet

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  1. Bob Carley
    January 28th, 2011 at 20:09 | #1

    Great trip report. I’ve done Whitney both ways and actually prefer doing it in 1 day. You are typically only adding 5-6 miles to the mileage from your 2nd day and as a result can do it with only day packs. I’m taking a group up this summer, some have summited before others have not. I am going to send this link to them. Thanks again!


  2. Mark Finster
    February 17th, 2011 at 11:31 | #2

    I agree, great video.

    I’ve never climbed Whitney before but I’m organizing a group to go in July (hopefully, if Lottery goes well).

    Having not much summiting experience, would this 2 night version of the Whitney climb be do-able in a single weekend?

  3. Bev Morisako
    April 9th, 2011 at 19:39 | #3

    You did a great job on the video! I’ve also done both a one-day and two-day and prefer the one-day. I have a permit for late August. Some of my fellow (San Diego) hikers have never attempted Whitney and this will be a great preview. Thanks again for sharing!

    @Mark: Yes, it’s definitely doable in a weekend. Make your overnite at Trail Crest. It gets you most of the way up there.

  4. August 14th, 2011 at 14:59 | #4

    Great video and website. We’re doing Whitney (3 day) for the first time at the end of September. I will be showing this video at our planning meeting.
    Thanks again.

  5. videowaypoint
    August 17th, 2011 at 06:49 | #5

    Best of luck to you all and have a great trip. Glad you enjoyed the video.

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