Mt Whitney

Mt Whitney; 2014

     I’m resting      I’m finally resting.      My day started at four a.m.      By 4:30 I had three liters of water in my pack and a hiking pole in each hand.      I was going to summit Mt Whitney.     Again.     I was headed up the Whitney Portal Trail with two friends and we …

Em-bare-ass-ing Myself on Mt Whitney

   The best way to prevent altitude sickness when mountaineering over 10,000 feet is to drink lots of water so as not to get dehydrated and to hike slowly, letting your body adjust to the high elevation.   I drank more water in one day on Thursday than I have ever consumed before in one day …