The 2023 Mt. Whitney permit lottery has run, but not all those who were awarded a permit claimed it. These unclaimed permits are released on April 22, 2023, at 7 AM PT.
Unfortunately, when permits release, they will run out within minutes. Luckily, I can tell you in advance which dates will have the most permits so you can plan ahead.
The calendar below shows the number of unclaimed permits as of Apr 22, 2023, 1:20 PM.
If you check Recreation.gov before April 22, 2023, at 7 AM PT, every date shows an “L” symbol. These dates are pending the results of the lottery.
However, it’s possible to intercept requests made to the Recreation.gov server and access the data before the website hides it. That’s also how Outdoor Status notification service works.
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