Standing in Central California, the giant of Mount Whitney stretches to 4,421 meters and is surrounded by national parks, forests and excellent natural scenery. It is the highest peak in the United States after the Denali in Alaska. Visit from May to October for ideal mountain climbing conditions.
The Whitney mountain is located in Central California, and is part of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. It is the highest peak in the United States except for the giant summits of Alaska. It rises from the Great Basin Desert and at 4,421 meters high overlooks Death Valley, home to the lowest elevation in North America. All this makes Mount Whitney an incredible place to mountain climb as it offers such spectacular scenery from base to summit.
Due to the large size of California, the climate can range from polar to subtropical, including hot deserts. Summers are characterized by hot temperatures, that range from 27℃ in July to 22℃ in September.
the official language is English, with Spanish commonly spoken.
It is possible to conquer the summit of Mount Whitney in 1 or 2 days, depending on your level of ability and agility. If you move continuously and quickly, then mountain climbing the Californian giant is within reach of 1 or 2 days.
Visit from May to October for ideal mountain climbing conditions.
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