FKT: Leor Pantilat - High Sierra Trail (CA) - 2012-09-02

Route variation
with Whitney summit
Gender category
Finish date
Total time
15h 46m 0s

On September 2, 2012 I ran the High Sierra Trail from Whitney Portal to Crescent Meadow in 15h46m starting at 3:19 am and finishing at 7:05 pm. It was great to arrive at Whitney's summit just as the sun was rising. A special thanks to Joel Lanz who assisted with the pick-up at Crescent Meadows.

Complete report and photos here.

Splits were as follows:

Whitney Portal 0:00:00 (3:19 am)
Outpost Camp 0:53:06
Trail Crest 2:21:54
Whitney Summit 3:01:15
Depart Summit 3:06:23
Crabtree Meadow 4:45:58
Wallace Creek 5:36:57
Junction Meadow 6:18:50
Kern Hot Springs 7:33:08
Lower Kern Canyon 7:56:42
Junction in Arroyo 10:53:22
Kaweah Gap 11:45:53
Bearpaw Meadow 13:41:30
Crescent Meadows 15:46:22 (7:05 pm)