Originally Posted By: Bob WestWas that trip leader tripping on something? http://manzanarstore.com/cemetery.html https://www.sierrawave.net/decades-old-human-remains-discovered-on-mount-williamson/ The Manzanar cemetery was a long way from Mt. Wil
Posted on the JMT FB group by Matthias C: Quote:We got up at 1am in Crabtree Meadows to catch the sunrise on Whitney. Sunrise didnít take place though due to a band of thick clouds on the horizon in the east (and we would have been late to the summit
Yes 6900' is very close. Every time I have gone up there my GPS is close to that number given margin of error. Also, a little over 21 miles RT. Trail crest 200' back and forth, plus the ups and downs on the back 1.9 plus Bighorn park.
Originally Posted By: soopYes that's correct. Didn't see any rangers. Iíve climbed Whitney FOUR TIMES, and Iíve NEVER seen a ranger (let alone had my permit checked). Then again, Iíve never gotten an alpine start, and Iíve never done it on a weeke