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HST, Day 6 – Whitney Summit & Exit Day!, 6/22/15

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HST, Day 6 – Whitney Summit & Exit Day!, 6/22/15

Postby HikingGeek.com » Fri Aug 07, 2015 10:01 am

The last day of our 6 day HST Hike last month. My buddy finally gets his Whitney summit on his third attempt!

Leg 6 (as tracked), Guitar Lake to Mt. Whitney to Whitney Portal:
15.5 miles | | +3305, -6445 || 12 hours

Details and full photo gallery (48 photos) are posted here:
High Sierra Trail, Day 6 – Guitar Lake to Mt. Whitney to Whitney Portal, June 22 2015

Some highlights:
A few minutes before sunrise:
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Sunrise:
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Keeler Needle:
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One of my favorite views:
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Smoke from the fire we saw on Day 3:
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Summit photo:
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Re: HST, Day 6 – Whitney Summit & Exit Day!, 6/22/15

Postby maverick » Fri Aug 07, 2015 1:49 pm

Fantastic series, great photo's! Thank you for sharing your adventure with us! :thumbsup:
Congratulation to your buddy in summiting Whitney on his third attempt!
HST= Wilderness Adventurer who knows no bounds, except for their own imagination.

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Re: HST, Day 6 – Whitney Summit & Exit Day!, 6/22/15

Postby HikingGeek.com » Wed Sep 02, 2015 9:05 am

Thanks!
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