Peter Croft, winner of the American Alpine Club’s Underhill Award for outstanding achievement in mountaineering, has updated this new edition for every level of climber: how to get the most out of your conditioning; prepping for overnight ...
Author: Peter Croft
Publisher: Spotted Dog Press
People travel from all over the world to stand on the summit of Mt. Whitney, the highest point in the contiguous United States. Miles of rugged granitic terrain, blue-green lakes, and impressive ridges are just some of the awesome vistas awaiting those who make it to the top. Peter Croft, winner of the American Alpine Club’s Underhill Award for outstanding achievement in mountaineering, has updated this new edition for every level of climber: how to get the most out of your conditioning; prepping for overnight trips; day hiking the main Whitney Trail; the North Fork approach; Whitney from other passes; cross-country routes; and challenging technical routes for advanced climbers. Now, written and published in Bishop, California, Climbing Mt. Whitney has sold more copies than any other guide to the peak, standing on its own merits as one of the best Whitney trail guides of all time. Approved by the USFS.
With complete descriptions of 17 routes to the summit of Mount Whitney and three new hiking routes, the second edition of Mount Whitney is the most comprehensive guide to summiting the highest point in the contiguous United States.
Author: Paul Richins, Jr.
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
With complete descriptions of 17 routes to the summit of Mount Whitney and three new hiking routes, the second edition of Mount Whitney is the most comprehensive guide to summiting the highest point in the contiguous United States. The new edition also includes a thorulgh examination of the planning, preparation and physical training/conditioning necessary for a safe and successful climb, as well as an udpated discussion of wilderness permit requirements.
Nothing he had ever done before this had ever compared to what he was about to experience. This is a story of a young boy now making the transition into manhood. Whether life wanted to wait or not.
Author: Paul Thomas Christoe
Publisher: America Star Books
It was the last summer possibly with his freinds. Raymond knew that after graduation, everyone would go their separate ways. He had gone through many changes in his life up until now. The divorce of his parents, his two older brothers leaving to start their own lives. Now alone with his mother who had now become his friend he was setting out to a climbing trip to the tallest mountain in the United States. Nothing he had ever done before this had ever compared to what he was about to experience. This is a story of a young boy now making the transition into manhood. Whether life wanted to wait or not. A story of going through changes, facing your fears and conquering them. All with the help of loved ones and good friends.
100 Best Climbs in the High Sierra John Moynier, Claude Fiddler . Mt. Whitney (
14,494 ft . ) F.A. Glen Dawson , Bob Brinton , Richard Jones , Howard Koster and
Muir Dawson East Buttress - September , 1937 III 5.8 Mt. Whitney Area Map ...
Author: John Moynier
Publisher: Falcon Guides
Descriptions for more than 100 technical climbing routes on the best Sierra peaks. Most of these climbs have never before been described.
AROUND LONE PINE 8619 Whitney Portal You needn ' t be a mountain climber
to enjoy this pine oasis , tucked away ... via Whitney Portal Rd . Though most
traffic is headed to the highest point of the continental US - 14 , 494 - foot Mt
Author: James Lyon
Publisher: Lonely Planet
With restaurant and accommodation options for a range of budgets, this travel guide also contains complete coverage of State and National Parks and Seashores. Added benefits include a comprehensive activities section; historical, cultural and political background; itinerary suggestions for short and long term travelers; and more. Full color.
Climbing Mt . Whitney I was backpacking up California ' s Mt . Whitney , the
highest point in the “ lower 48 " at 14 , 495 feet . ... spending the first night there ,
then climbing to the summit and back to sleep at base camp again the second
Author: Claudia Graham
Details how to get the most out of an exercise program.
Mount Whitney : A White Family Outing Miriam and Hilary planned a family outing
to climb Mt . Whitney in California . They were ... This chapter is Hilary ' s account
of the third summit Miriam climbed on her list of high point goals . Hilary ' s ...
Author: Hilary White
Miriam Richards, an athletic deaf woman with multiple sclerosis, was determined to climb to the highest point in each of the 50 states in America.
He could still be the first to climb Mt . Whitney , even now . He realized that
overhanging clouds had been responsible for his climbing the wrong peak . He
hurried to Visalia “ to settle the affair of Mt . Whitney , ” and hired two packers .
They set ...
Author: Bob Young
A biography of the geologist who first organized and directed the United States Geological Survey and explored and mapped many isolated areas of the United States.