Great, thank you both. We will be heading up Friday, camping that night near Long Lake or High Lake, and on Saturday over New Army Pass onto Mt. Langley and back to trailhead that evening. Will provide an update when we return.
I'm not sure I can help you with "timing", but I can say that we were able to obtain two Whitney permits on July 3 (we wanted to hike up to Trail Camp for acclimatization) and another 2 on July 5 (we summitted). Although you could make an
Conditions were similar to recent posts by Sam123 (8/6/19 and BFR (8/7/2019) but less snow. Hiked with one friend; both of us are in decent shape. Completed acclimation hike the day before to Lower Boy Scout Lake. There were still a few spots of