Mount Whitney

 Mount Whitney   

Mount Whitney is the highest mountain in the contiguous United States and the Sierra Nevada, with an elevation of 14,505 feet (4,421 m). It is in East–Central California, 84.6 miles (136.2 km) west-northwest of North America’s lowest point, Badwater Basin in Death Valley National Park, at 282 ft (86 m) below sea level. The mountain’s west slope is in Sequoia National Park and the summit is the southern terminus of the John Muir Trail, which runs 211.9 mi (341.0 km) from Happy Isles in Yosemite Valley. Mount Whitney’s summit is on the Sierra Crest and the Great Basin Divide. It lies near many of the Sierra Nevada’s highest peaks. The peak rises dramatically above the Owens Valley, sitting 10,778 feet (3,285 m) or just over 2 mi (3.2 km) above the town of Lone Pine 15 mi (24 km) to the east, in the Owens Valley. It rises more gradually on the west side, lying only about 3,000 feet (914 m) above the John Muir Trail at Guitar Lake.


Region: California
City: Lone Pine

Distance: 19.01 km
Elevation Gain: 1414 m
Elevation Loss: 3 m
Difficulty: 1235 (Very Hard)
FIETS Index: 10.58 FIETS
Avg Grade: 7.48 %
Max cat climb: HC
Min elevation: 1141 m
Max elevation: 2555 m
Ride Category: Epic Climb

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