Moont Whitney is the heichest summit in the contiguous Unitit States an the Sierra Nevada, wi an elevation o 14,505 feet (4,421 m).[3]

Mount Whitney
Mount Whitney 2003-03-25.jpg
East Face close-up seen from the Whitney Portal.
Heichest pynt
Elevation14,505 ft (4,421 m)  NAVD 88[3]
Prominence10,080 ft (3,070 m) [1]
Ranked 81st
Isolation2,651 kilometres (1,647 mi)
Paurent peakNevado de Toluca[1]
LeetinUltra
U.S. state heich pynt
Californie fowerteener
SPS Emblem peak[2]
Coordinates36°34′43″N 118°17′31″W / 36.578580925°N 118.29199495°W / 36.578580925; -118.29199495Coordinates: 36°34′43″N 118°17′31″W / 36.578580925°N 118.29199495°W / 36.578580925; -118.29199495[3]
Geografie
Mount Whitney is locatit in Californie
Mount Whitney
Mount Whitney
Location in Californie, U.S.
LocationSequoia Naitional Pairk / Inyo Naitional Forest, Californie, U.S.
Parent rangeSierra Nevada
Topo mapUSGS Moont Whitney
Geology
Age o rockCretaceous
Muntain teepGranite
Climbing
First ascentAugust 18, 1873 bi Charles Begole, Albert Johnson, an John Lucas[4]
Easiest routeMoont Whitney Trail (class 1)

ReferencesEedit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Mount Whitney, California". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2014-01-22.
  2. "Sierra Peaks Section List" (PDF). Angeles Chapter, Sierra Club.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Whitney". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved 2014-01-22.
  4. Farquhar, Francis P. (1926). Place Names of the High Sierra. San Francisco: Sierra Club. Retrieved 2007-08-12.