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Inyo National Forest

Mt. Whitney Backpacking

Itinerary

Whitney Portal Trailhead
6 mi
Trail Camp
17 mi
Whitney Portal Trailhead

Permit requirements

This trip requires a Mt. Whitney Permit.

Today – Nov 1
Permit required (limited quota)
Nov 2 – Dec 31
Permit required (unlimited quota)
2023
Jan 1 – Apr 30
Permit required (unlimited quota)

Permit application details

Here is how to fill out the Mt. Whitney Permit application:

Entry Point
Mt. Whitney Trail (Overnight)
Exit Point
Mt. Whitney Trail
1st Night Campsite Location
Trail Camp (Mt. Whitney Trail)

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