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  Rainbow Range
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  Humphreys Peak
  Mount Baldy
  Mount Taylor
  Valles Caldera


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| Mount Whitney in late May from the east
along the Whitney Portal Road
(photo by Amar Andalkar)   <click to enlarge>

Mount Whitney
    14494 ft (4418 m)     Highest point in the lower 48 United States .
Location: Sierra Nevada, Eastern California
Lat / Long: 36.6° N, 118.3° W
Volcanic Type: Non-volcanic
First Ascent: Albert Johnson, Charles Begole,
and John Lucas, 1873
First Ski Descent: Paul Arthur and Larry Yout, 1956
Skiable Vertical: over 6000 ft (1800 m)
Administration:   Inyo National Forest /
Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks



Mount Whitney . . .






| Topographic map of Mount Whitney
(1:24,000 scale) from USGS Mount Whitney
and Mount Langley <click to enlarge>
Some useful links:  

    Inyo National Forest (see Inyo NF InterAgency Visitor Center)
    Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks (see
        in-depth home page and park map)
   
   
Topographic map of the Mount Whitney & Mount Williamson
    region (1:250,000 scale) from USGS Fresno
    <click to enlarge>


      More photos and info about routes, access, etc. may be added in the future ...


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