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Mt. Whitney

I heard a call of the high peaks loud and clear when Irina and I passed Blanca Peak on our trip to the Colorado sand dunes in May. So when I was offered to join a hike up Mt. Whitney, at 14,505ft the tallest mountain in California and for that matter the contiguous U.S., I could not resist. I still had a mental image of it from the first time I saw it. The trip ended up being a great flashback to my fourteener hikes in Colorado and big kudos goes to Laku for organizing the trip and getting all the permits.

Gallery of my favorite photos

Day 1: Whitney Portal to Trail Camp Day 2: Summit and trip back down

Last updated: October 26, 2012
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