One Best Hike Mt Whitney  by Elizabeth Wenk

One Best Hike: Mt. Whitney Guide Book

by Elizabeth Wenk (Wilderness Press)
One Best Hike Mt Whitney  by Elizabeth Wenk
As the highest mountain in the lower 48 states, California's 14,505-foot Mt. Whitney is on the "life list" for many hikers. And it's no wonder: the views from the top of the 21-mile round-trip Mt. Whitney Trail are unbeatable, extending across the jagged granite peaks of the Sierra Nevada to the expansive Owens River Valley and beyond.

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Trails from the "One Best Hike: Mt. Whitney" Guide Book
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This is a lovely trail to walk, for although it starts high, it climbs just slightly more than 1000 feet to reach the Cottonwood Lakes, an easy walk through forest and open meadows. The first miles of ...
Lone Pine, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 10
This short walk leads you through exquisite foxtail pine forests as you climb to Trail Pass and then follow the Pacific Crest Trail south toward Mulkey Pass. Leaving the Cottonwood Pass Trailhead, hea ...
Lone Pine, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.6
The trail to Kearsarge Pass skirts several lakes that are popular fishing locations and campsites, and then it climbs to timberline for a vista of craggy ridges. From Lone Pine, drive 15 miles north a ...
Lone Pine, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.8
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