Zoomed in on Consultation Lake and Arc Pass.
Looking west at Mount Whitney at 14,494 feet on the right and Mount Muir at 14,015 feet on the left.
Closer view of Whitney and it's needles.
Mount Whitney and the needles.
Mount Russell at 14,086 feet to the north of Whitney.
Zoomed in on Mountt Russell.
Looking down on Mirror Lake 1,600 feet below, this side of Thor is steep.
Lone Pine Peak at 12,944 feet.
Looking across the Owens Valley at the Inyo Mountains to the east.
The town of Lone Pine.
The road leading to the Whitney Portal.
After climbing down the ridge, I'm back at the top of the slope.
View down the slope as I start the climb down.
The lake and meadow come back into view.
The slabs at the west end of the meadow.
Almost off the slope.
Water flowing off the slabs. On the way up, the flow was less than half of this.
Back on the ledges section of trail. The trail hugs the wall here.
Back on the Whitney Trail.
The trailhead parking, the hike is almost over.
My GPS track of the hike.