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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 …

97 Switch Backs

    I had been training to hike Mt Whitney for months.    Mainly I was just distance running with some longer hikes thrown in.    I felt like I was in okay condition to hike the twenty two miles of Mt Whitney, but I definitely could have trained harder if I had more time.    For weeks every one told …

How to Properally Use a Wag Bag

    Before hiking Mt Whitney the Lone Pine Forest Ranger instructed our group that any one hiking on the Mt Whitney Trail had to use a Wag Bag to get rid of their human waste while on the mountain.    At the Lone Pine Ranger Station they had a delightful diagram showing just how to use …