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george wright
(barneyzulu) - F

Locale: Orange County
Hiking Partner - JMT South Lake to Whitney Portal on 01/06/2011 20:55:09 MST Print View

Hi,

I am planning to hike from south lake, Bishop, to Whitney Portal in Aug. Plan is for 6 days 5 nights on trail, plan on 10-15 miles per day. I live in orange county, CA.

Bob Gross
(--B.G.--) - F

Locale: Silicon Valley
Re: Hiking Partner - JMT South Lake to Whitney Portal on 01/06/2011 21:09:32 MST Print View

Hmmm. From South Lake, over Bishop Pass, and down to the JMT is about 10 miles. From there to the summit of Whitney is about 77 miles. From there down to Whitney Portal is 11. I think you might be stretched a little more than 15 miles per day.

It is beautiful country, though.

--B.G.--

Ken Helwig
(kennyhel77) - MLife

Locale: Scotts Valley CA via San Jose, CA
Re: Re: Hiking Partner - JMT South Lake to Whitney Portal on 01/07/2011 13:27:41 MST Print View

George, I will take you up on that. Pm and let's talk.