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Mt. Whitney East Face and/or East Buttress

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 1 - 3 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 4 people
Destination(s): California  
Specialty Categories: Mountain/Rock Climbing   Ice Climbing  
Season: July - October
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 795 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1035 US Dollar (USD)

Mt. Whitney 14,495 ft. via the East Face III 5.6 or East Buttress III 5.8: the summit of Mt. Whitney is the highest point in the contiguous United States. Both the East Face and East Buttress take route directly to the summit. Both routes are Siberian Classics. Basic climbing skills and excellent physical conditioning are all that are required for this three-day adventure.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: The first day is the approach hike to our base camp.

Day 2: the second day starts early as we head for the summit and descend back to our base camp via the mountaineer's route.

Day 3: Our final day is spent descending the scenic hike out to the Whitney Portal trail head.

- Dates: Custom dates July - October
- Call to schedule a date! Schedule early to confirm dates for 2008 and 2009
- Guide/client ratio: 1:2
- Experience level: basic rock climbing skills, ability to follow 5.8, proper knots, belays, and excellent physical conditioning.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

- Cost per group: $795
- Single: $1035.