Mt Whitney

Banana Pancakes with Coconut Whipped Cream

My boyfriend was feeling pretty good about the Mt Whitney accomplishment. ( His first summit of Mt Whitney at 14,505 feet) And than Badwater happened. When we drove through the tiny one horse town of Lone Pine on Friday morning we noticed signs in town that said, welcome Badwater Runners. We kind of didn’t pay …

Gluten Free Vegan Banana Date Pancakes

The coffee¬† was made. Our formally frozen sleeping bags defrosted and most of our camping gear put away, we were ready to conquer the mountain. We both changed into our short shorts, grabbed our packs and began the trek up to White Mountain. The beginning of the hike started at almost 12,000 feet so it …

What Happens When you Drink Chipmunk Juice…

I thought I heard a person talking to me this morning on the Whitney Trail. I had been hiking alone for more than an hour. That would seem like to early to get the Mt Whitney crazies but I had been drinking Chipmunk Juice. (Jack 3D Work Out Supplement) I stopped at about 10,000 feet …

The Mt Whitney Trail; 14,505 Feet of Beauty and Extreme Indurance

14,505 feet. I never imagined that I would ever stand atop a mountain top that high. I never in my life could imagine how spectacular the views of Sequoia National Park could be from that elevation. I never knew how physically tough ninety nine switchbacks could be as my legs powered through them. I never …