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HST, Day 6 Whitney Summit & Exit Day!, 6/22/15

 
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 07, 2015 9:42 am    Post subject: HST, Day 6 Whitney Summit & Exit Day!, 6/22/15  Reply with quote

The last day of our 6 day HST Hike last month. My buddy finally gets his Whitney summit on his third attempt!

Leg 6 (as tracked), Guitar Lake to Mt. Whitney to Whitney Portal:
15.5 miles | | +3305, -6445 || 12 hours

Details and full photo gallery (48 photos) are posted here:
High Sierra Trail, Day 6 Guitar Lake to Mt. Whitney to Whitney Portal, June 22 2015  

Some highlights:
A few minutes before sunrise:


Sunrise:
   

Keeler Needle:
   

One of my favorite views:
   

Smoke from the fire we saw on Day 3:
   

Summit photo:
 

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