Climbing Mt Whitney

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 ...

Climbing Mt  Whitney

Author: Peter Croft

Publisher: Spotted Dog Press

ISBN: 1893343162

Page: 128

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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.

Mount Whitney

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.

Mount Whitney

Author: Paul Richins, Jr.

Publisher: The Mountaineers Books

ISBN: 9781594850424

Page: 251

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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.

Conquering Mt Whitney

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.

Conquering Mt  Whitney

Author: Paul Thomas Christoe

Publisher: America Star Books

ISBN: 9781451219876

Page: 48

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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.

Climb Every Mountain

Carl Sharsmith : Helen and I were hiking from Whitney Portal in the Sierra , after
climbing Mt . Whitney in hail , rain , and wind . We spent a windy night at nearby
Mirror Lake , and there we discovered the one plant named after us : Hackelia ...

Climb Every Mountain

Author: John Sharsmith

Publisher:

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Page: 238

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Sierra Classics

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 ...

Sierra Classics

Author: John Moynier

Publisher: Falcon Guides

ISBN:

Page: 316

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Descriptions for more than 100 technical climbing routes on the best Sierra peaks. Most of these climbs have never before been described.

Fitness and Sports Medicine

That's Mt. Whitney , the highest mountain in the continental United States , ' he
informed me . It looked awesome . " Little did either of them guess that nearly 30
years later Hulda would climb that mountain . After a coronary attack took Sam in
 ...

Fitness and Sports Medicine

Author: David C. Nieman

Publisher:

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Page: 711

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California Nevada

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
Whitney ...

California   Nevada

Author: James Lyon

Publisher: Lonely Planet

ISBN: 9780864423351

Page: 842

View: 460

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

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Climbing

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Sierra Club Bulletin

... engineer with AEC , testified at the hearing that if an assumed value involving
heat transfer were Directory LEAVE THE BEATEN TRACK Join us backpacking
and climbing . Mt . Shasta , Mt . Olympus , Mt . Baker , Dome Peak , Mt . Whitney ;
teenage treks , July - Aug . ... Man Made Mountain . off by a relatively small
amount , the ECCS might be unable to prevent a major breach of the reactor
shield .

Sierra Club Bulletin

Author: Sierra Club

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Backpacking in North America

MT WHITNEY (Hilary) "Chuck and I are climbing Mt Whitney on the long weekend
" said my English friend, "Do you want to come?". Frankly, the idea appalled me. I
knew that Mt Whitney was the highest mountain in the U.S.A. (barring Alaska), ...

Backpacking in North America

Author: Hilary Bradt

Publisher:

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Page: 146

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The Diabetes Sports and Exercise Book

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
night .

The Diabetes Sports and Exercise Book

Author: Claudia Graham

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781565652064

Page: 220

View: 248

Details how to get the most out of an exercise program.

High Point of Persistence

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 ...

High Point of Persistence

Author: Hilary White

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781430313243

Page: 296

View: 138

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.

Summit

MT . McKINLEY EXPEDITIONS ! Taking applications now for climbs to North
America ' s highest peak . We offer crosscountry ... OF MOUNTAINEERING :
offers courses from backpacking to technical rock climbing in the Mount Whitney
region .

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Frontier Scientist Clarence King

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 ...

Frontier Scientist  Clarence King

Author: Bob Young

Publisher:

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Page: 190

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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.