Climbing Mount Whitney

With a total of seven successful summits of Mount Whitney between them, REI's Ron and Joan Breuch know what it takes to make a climb of this magnitude. Join these passionate outdoor adventurers for information on preparing for and climbing the highest peak in the contiguous U.S. As Ron and Joan show you two memorable routes from trailheads to the summit (14,505 feet), they'll discuss essentials for a safe and enjoyable climb. Come find out about permits, physical training, gear & clothing, altitude sickness & weather considerations, fishing for California golden trout, and more.

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