Mt. Whitney Diary: A tale of 22 miles and Some Delicious French Fries
Thursday, June 15, 2017 1:30 AM: Our surprisingly peaceful sleep at the Lone Pine Best Western comes to an end as our alarms nudge us awake. It's not even last call at the local bars, but it's time wake up and take a walk up Mt. Whitney. Joining Matt and me on this trek is our friend Leilani, who came out from Philadelphia for the fun. While she didn't have big mountains to train on like Matt and me, she's an avid runner and got her conditioning in by adding a lot of uphill sprints to her regimen. Plus, she's one of the most accomplished people we know; if she can manage a full-time career and two little boys while getting in the...
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