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Beautiful Day Hike Location On The Mt. Whitney Trail

If you're not summiting Mt. Whitney, it is still worthwhile to drive up to Whitney Portal from Lone... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
MilesMereV
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Brooklyn, New York
About 3 miles up the main Mt Whitney trail but no permit needed.

You can hike thsi section of the main Mt Whitney trail without a permit and get a taste for what... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
bdkLosAngeles
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Los Angeles
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

If you're not summiting Mt. Whitney, it is still worthwhile to drive up to Whitney Portal from Lone Pine and hike the 5 miles round trip to Lone Pine Lake and back. This hike gains about 1800 ft, starting at an elevation of approx. 8300...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank MilesMereV
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

My group stayed at Lone Pine Lake on our Whitney summit trip. It was a great place to spend the first night and following morning. A huge advantage is being able to acclimate to the elevation. Lone Pine Lake is approximately 10,000 feet, and spending...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

You can hike thsi section of the main Mt Whitney trail without a permit and get a taste for what lies above. The lake itself is stunning, and you can camp there too (with a permit). Makes a great day trip.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

Great place to help teach young children to fish and fishing etiquette. Lots of natural beauty in the area, great way to spend a few hours out doors without some of the challenges of camping or hiking with children. Nice store and restaurant for supplies,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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