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#52512 - 12/13/17 07:01 PM So Mt Whitney is about 1 inch taller...
WanderingJim Online


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Apparently, the California drought caused the Sierra Nevada mountains to rise about an inch.

http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Si...hp?t=9215873145


Gotta change all the t-shirts and swag now... 15,508.1 feet. smile

And my second summit of Whitney this year was a tiny bit more impressive than the first. smile


Edited by WanderingJim (12/13/17 10:06 PM)

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#52513 - 12/13/17 11:32 PM Re: So Mt Whitney is about 1 inch taller... [Re: WanderingJim]
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Came to post this from the LA Times.

Where is the pic taken? - Olmsted Point?
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#52514 - 12/14/17 07:51 AM Re: So Mt Whitney is about 1 inch taller... [Re: wagga]
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Registered: 10/22/09
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Yes, Olmsted Point.

I just saw that erratic move! Whoa! whistle

Now, we need Mammoth to explode and the the entire Sierra Nevada will rise another inch maybe two.
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#52518 - 12/16/17 11:02 PM Re: So Mt Whitney is about 1 inch taller... [Re: WanderingJim]
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Originally Posted By: WanderingJim
Apparently, the California drought caused the Sierra Nevada mountains to rise about an inch.


And my second summit of Whitney this year was a tiny bit more impressive than the first. smile


Sorry, the whole Sierra rose. That means you started an inch higher, too.
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#52519 - 12/18/17 09:56 AM Re: So Mt Whitney is about 1 inch taller... [Re: saltydog]
WanderingJim Online


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Originally Posted By: saltydog

Sorry, the whole Sierra rose. That means you started an inch higher, too.


Sure rain on my parade... smile

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#52520 - 12/18/17 12:19 PM Re: So Mt Whitney is about 1 inch taller... [Re: WanderingJim]
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The bright side is that you are also an inch taller...

How is that possible? whistle
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#52521 - 12/19/17 08:58 AM Re: So Mt Whitney is about 1 inch taller... [Re: WanderingJim]
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Originally Posted By: WanderingJim
Originally Posted By: saltydog

Sorry, the whole Sierra rose. That means you started an inch higher, too.


Sure rain on my parade... smile


Hay the upside is you did have to do 1 inch more of acclimation, even to start. That is non-zero.
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