The Highlights of the Mt. Whitney Main Trail in 60 Minutes. 10 video-clips of about 6 minutes each.


Link to the Entire Mt. Whitney Trail Video, Part 1   Part 2   Part 3

Link to "Whitney Run" - Entire Trail at 6 - 7 mph (100 min.)


You may also visit my website www.TrailVista.com for YouTube "streaming" of Mt. Whitney (1) and other trails,

including Yosemite's Half Dome (up)   Grand Canyon Bright Angel Trail (dn)   GC North Kaibab Trail (dn)   GC South Kaibab Trail (dn)

GC South Kaibab Trail (up)   ZION Observation Point Trail (up)   Turtlehead Peak Trail (up, snow)   Austrian Alps-Mittagskogel (up)

Red Rock Canyon's Bridge Mtn. (up)


TIME is based on actual hiking time of filming the trail.

MILEAGE and ELEVATIONS are fairly close and probably more accurate than GPS.



Overview (5 minutes)



The Highlights

1 Mt. Whitney Trail Highlights (up)                        Sierra Nevada, California
Mile 0 - 0.8 (0 - 1.3 km)
8,365 - 8,750'elev. (2550 - 2667m)
Whitney Portal Trailhead     Carillon Creek (mi 0.5)
North Fork Lone Pine Creek (mi 0.75)     Entering John Muir Wilderness (mi 0.8)



2 Mt. Whitney Trail Highlights (up)                        Sierra Nevada, California
Mile 0.8 - 2.1 (1.3 - 3.4 km)
8,750 - 9,660'elev. (2667 - 2944m)
Entering John Muir Wilderness (mi 0.8)



3 Mt. Whitney Trail Highlights (up)                        Sierra Nevada, California
Mile 2.1 - 2.9 (3.4 - 4.6 km)
9,660 - 10,060'elev. (2944 - 3066m)
Lone Pine Creek Crossing (mi 2.7)     Lone Pine Lake Junction (mi 2.8)
Entering Whitney Zone (mi 2.9)



4 Mt. Whitney Trail Highlights (up)                        Sierra Nevada, California
Mile 2.9 - 4.2 (4.6 - 6.7 km)
10,060 - 10,600'elev. (3066 - 3231m)
Whitney Zone (mi 2.9)     Bighorn Park (mi 3.4)
Outpost Camp (mi 3.7)     Mirror Lake (mi 4.2)



5 Mt. Whitney Trail Highlights (up)                        Sierra Nevada, California
Mile 4.2 - 5.9 (6.7 - 9.4 km)
10,600 - 11,920'elev. (3231 - 3633m)
Mirror Lake (mi 4.2)     Lone Pine Creek Bog (mi 5.1)
Consultation Lake (mi 5.75)



6 Mt. Whitney Trail Highlights (up)                        Sierra Nevada, California
Mile 5.9 - 7.3 (9.4 - 11.7 km)
11,920 - 12,700'elev. (3633 - 3871m)
Trail Camp (mi 6.2)     Switchbacks 1 to 45 (mi 6.3 - 7.2)
Whitney Cables (7.25)



7 Mt. Whitney Trail Highlights (up)                        Sierra Nevada, California
Mile 7.3 - 8.5 (11.7 - 13.6 km)
12,700 - 13,600'elev. (3871 - 4145m)
Switchbacks 46 to 99 (mi 7.3 - 8.25)
Trail Crest (mi 8.5)



8 Mt. Whitney Trail Highlights (up)                        Sierra Nevada, California
Mile 8.5 - 9.1 (13.6 - 14.6 km)
13,600 - 13,740'elev. (4145 - 4188m)
Trail Crest (mi 8.5)
John Muir Trail Junction (mi 8.7)



9 Mt. Whitney Trail Highlights (up)                        Sierra Nevada, California
Mile 9.1 - 9.7 (14.6 - 15.5 km)
13,740 - 14,000'elev. (4188 - 4267m)
Whitney "Windows" (mi 9.4 / 9.45 / 9.55)



10 Mt. Whitney Trail Highlights (up)                        Sierra Nevada, California
Mile 9.7 - 10.7 (15.5 - 17.1 km)
14,000 - 14,496'elev. (4267 - 4418m)
Whitney "Windows" (mi 9.75 / 10.1)
Mt. Whitney Summit 14,496ft (4,418m)


Link to the Entire Mt. Whitney Trail Video, Part 1   Part 2   Part 3

Link to "Whitney Run" - Entire Trail at 6 -7 mph (100 min.)


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