Day 1 Arrive
at Horseshoe Meadow...Day 2 Hike to Chicken Springs Lake & Lower Rock Creek...
Day 3 Hike to Crabtree camp...Day
4 Rest day at Crabtree camp...Day 5 Hike
to Mt Whitney summit...Day 6 Hike to Rock Creek...Day
7 Hike out to Horseshoe Meadow trailhead
6 nights camping
Mt. Whitney Mule Pack
If you've wanted to climb Mt. Whitney, but don't want to carry a heavy backpack, join us on this week-long trek with pack animal support.
This trip is only for experienced campers and hikers in excellent shape who have trained at altitude.
This 7-day trip covers about 58 miles in five hiking days. We'll walk
through some of the most dramatic, beautiful scenery in the High
Our route goes through Sequoia National Park and
follows the Pacific Crest Trail and the John Muir Trail. The climax
of our trip is the summit of Mt. Whitney. At 14,495', it's the highest
point in the continental United States.
View a detailed itinerary
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of this trip
- Activity: Hiking Light
July 23-29, 2008
- Rating: Challenging
- Cost: $1,450 plus mule cost equally divided among group
- Deposit: $500
- Note: Price subject to change until your deposit is made.
For questions about this trip, e-mail
(Note: We will not give out your e-mail address, phone number or
mailing address to others.
A Pre-Trip Class is included when you sign up
for this trip. Go to Pre-Trip Classes.
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