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Inyo National Forest

Mt. Whitney Day Hike

Itinerary

Whitney Portal Trailhead
23 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 Day Use (All Routes)
Route
Mt. Whitney Trail

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