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Mt. Whitney

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About Mt. Whitney:

The Mt. Whitney area is great for beginner mountaineers and experts alike. There are hundreds of routes on beautiful golden granite ranging from easy walk-ups to scary aid. You MUST get a permit at the ranger station in Lone Pine if you intend to do backcountry climbing and camping.
Nearest town or city: Lone Pine
Directions: Drive up(or down) U.S. 395 to Lone Pine. Head west on Whitney Portal road to Whitney Portal which is over 8000'.
Latitude, Longitude: 36.57862, -118.29202
Access Issues:
Camping: Pay
When to Climb:
Quantity of Climbs: Lifetime

Topo Images

East Buttress
North Face
No route specified

Forum Discussions (8 posts)

  Subject Author Replies Last Post
With Replies A New Route Soloed on Keeler Needle rocknroll 5 Nov 03 2006, 8:19 PM
No Replies conditons on the east face in june/approach-Mt Whitney fearlessclimber 0 May 04 2006, 8:09 AM
With Replies Whitney Permit Season Ending? bandycoot 7 Sep 01 2005, 1:40 PM
With Replies Why climb Whitney in Winter / Spring? dingus 1 Apr 21 2005, 10:46 AM
With Replies Beta/advice on Whitney East Face or Buttress 10/11-10/13 toejam 4 Oct 13 2003, 6:43 PM
With Replies Mt. Whitney - Aug Temps? danl 3 Aug 02 2003, 2:28 PM
With Replies Mt. Whitney - East Face ptlassiter 21 Mar 20 2004, 8:31 AM
With Replies Mt. Whitney dsm2415 2 Sep 03 2002, 9:52 AM