EVENT: Mt. Whitney Trip Planning Clinic--FREE!Posted by Adventure 16 | 03.26.2019
Whitney Bound? Whitney expert, Dr. Ken Murray, will offer tips for gear and trip planning, and show detailed slides of various approaches. If you did not get picked in this year’s permit process we will also offer suggestions for several popular routes and options to still get you on the trail in 2019. FREE!
HAPPY HALF-HOUR: 6:30pm; PRESENTATION: 7:00pm
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
DR. KEN MURRAY, Sierra mountaineer for over 50 years and a volunteer Wilderness Ranger, has lived in California all his life. He has published articles on Altitude Illness in the scientific literature, as well as contributing multiple new routes to Sierra guidebooks. He was the leader of the first ascent party of the west face of Mt. Hopkins, and usually spends several months each year doing trail construction and maintenance. He teaches mountaineering, rock climbing, backpacking…..and sailing.
In his spare time, his hobby is teaching medicine at USC.