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Mt. Whitney Interpretive Hike
September 16, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
One event on August 12, 2023 at 9:00 am
One event on September 16, 2023 at 9:00 am
Join Mt. Whitney District Trail Ambassador Logan for a high-elevation stroll around the Whitney Portal trails.
Where: Meet at the Mt. Whitney Family Campground, there will be roadside parking just above the campground on the left side of the road. Whitney Portal is 11.5 miles west of Lone Pine, CA.
When: 9 am – Noon on July 22, August 12, September 16
What: Join the Friends of the Inyo on a nature hike located in the beautiful Mt. Whitney region. Topics will include native flora and fauna, a brief history of Mt. Whitney, and nearby geology. If you’re looking for a hike that inspires a connection with nature and a deeper appreciation for the East Side- please join!
Logistics: The hike will start off at roughly 8000′ gaining 400′ over the course of 1.5 miles. Our turnaround destination is a viewpoint/lunch area near a waterfall situated conveniently near Mt. Whitney restaurant. Snacks/lunch, water, backpack, jacket, trekking poles, and closed-toed shoes are recommended. There is an option to eat brunch/lunch at the restaurant, so bring necessary items if desired. Lastly, this hike is at elevation, so please bring a jacket and or pants in case of a last-minute change of weather.