Number of Days: 6
Highest Elevation: 14,492
Lowest Elevation: 10,000
Begining Elevation: 10,000
Inyo National Forest
Official NFS Web site.
Mount Whitney Permits
Information on obtaining a Whitney Zone Permit.
Eastern Sierra Interagency Visitor Center
From Highway 395 drive to Lone Pine. Turn west onto Whitney Portal Road near the Ranger Station. As you approach the base of the mountain you will make a left towards Horseshoe Meadow.
General Notes and Observations:
Mount Whitney Zone permits are required, even if you are not camping in the zone.
The cross country section from Sky Blue Lake to Crabtree Pass is class 2.