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#18197 - 09/09/11 08:26 PM Important Whitney links
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This will be improved over time.... Post a comment if you need something but can't find it.

The most important topics can be found in the Feature Topics box to the left.

Mountaineers Route info and links

Unused Whitney Permits:
  2007   2008   2009   2010   2011   2012   2013   2014

Bob R's ( Bob Rockwell aka "Bob R" ) maps and docs:
  Picture of the 97 Switchbacks
  Reliable Water Sources Along the Mt. Whitney Trail (a PDF document)
    related pictures: Water availability along the Mt. Whitney Trail
    map: Whitney area topo with water sources   (big)
  Reliable Water Sources On the North Fork of Lone Pine Creek (a PDF document)
    related pictures: Water availability in the North Fork of Lone Pine Creek
  map: Old trail vs new trail   ...and a description: Old Trail - Trailhead
  So, you want to climb the Mountaineer's Route in winter
  Spring Conditions on the Main Whitney Trail

Wayne Pyle's 97 switchbacks chart.  (big version)  Discussion: Counting Switchbacks
Topo Maps of the MR and Main Trail

Mt Whitney Map Interactive map from GMap4: Zoom in/out, satellite view, etc.
Mt Whitney Main Trail: Table of distances and times -- Main Trail Table

Kurt Lawson's Time-lapse photo of the 97 switchbacks at night. (A 4.5 hour exposure taken while someone carried a lantern up the trail.) Epic photo of the 97 switchbacks (at night!)

Water discussions (Drink untreated, or filter/treat/boil/etc.)
  Water and Giardia around Mt. Whitney
  60,000 Liters of Water Consumed -- Untreated
  Filter question (links to studies, etc.)

Lightning: Thunderstorms on Whitney?

Ice Axe use: Watching this video by the British Mountaineering Council is mandatory:
  Mt Whitney hiking and climbing videos   Another good one:  Ice Axe Technique
From Scotland: Ice axe arrest / self arrest
Related: Glissading from Trail Crest and hazards
Trip report with glissading video on Whitney: 6/1/2014 Dayhike Summit by beginner hikers

Mt Whitney hiking and climbing videos

Ultralight pack: Light weight hiking gear

Backpacker and Walk-in camp sites and locations at Whitney Portal: Sleeping in your car at Whitney Portal

Spring Conditions:
  Spring Conditions on the Main Whitney Trail
  Spring 2014 Conditions on the Main Whitney Trail
  Spring 2010 Conditions on the Main Whitney Trail

Mt Whitney SAR activity: Injury, Rescue, Deaths, Recovery

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#50737 - 07/10/17 10:09 AM Important Whitney links [Re: Whitney Zone]
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Registered: 09/22/09
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Loc: Fresno, CA
Bumping to the top of the forum...

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