Inyo National Forest staff has produced a document showing the results and statistics from the Whitney Lottery.Here's the link.
In case that doc moves, I'll text from the pages:2022 Mt Whitney Lottery
A record number of applications were submitted for this year's lottery.
Applications were accepted February 1 through March 15, 2022 on the Recreation.gov website26,767 applications requesting trips for 115,209 people were submitted.
29% of Group Leaders were Awarded one of their requested dates
2,739 won Overnight
4,243 won Day Use
71% of applications were Unsuccessful
17,102 unsuccessful because dates requested were full when the application was processed.
2,256 applications were disqualified.
386 applications withdrawn by the group leader
Results are posted under the individuals account profile on Recreation.gov March 24th.
April 30 is the deadline for successful applicants to claim the date awarded by completing the reservation details and paying $15 per person reservation fee.
Any unclaimed dates will be released for reservations on May 1st.
graph hereDates Fully ReservedDay Use
in the Mt Whitney Zone dates filled completely May 20 to October 10
92% of the season filled by the lottery
Mt. Whitney Trail Overnight dates
filled May 1 to October 20
99% of the season filled by the lotteryWhat People Asked for - First Choice
37% of applications requested Day Use as the first choice
63% of applications requested the overnight permit as the first choice
First Weekend in August is Traditionally the Most Requested Date
55,140 people requested permits for Mt Whitney August 5-7 (Friday- Sunday)
1% were successfulWhere People are From
Number of Applications
8,939 Other States in USA
Here are the graphs: