Women Conquering Mt. Whitney

LA Times article - Women at Whitney

When I picked up the LA Times earlier in the month, I was pleasantly surprised to see a picture of my favorite mountain on the cover of the Travel section – Mt. Whitney. The article that followed brought a huge smile to my face, and is a must read for women hikers and backpackers.

Lynn Lively, age 65, and 2 other friends, aged 65 and 70, decided to celebrate their birthdays by summitting the highest peak in the continental 48 states – Mt. Whitney! Lynn paints a beautiful picture with her words, discussing the detailed planning, triumphs, and setbacks on their journey.

Check it out for some inspiration so you can start planning your summer hikes and backpacking adventures!

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