High Sierra backpacking trips

Climbers hiking toward the Mountaineers Route on California's Mount Whitney.

Roof of the High Sierra: A Father-Son Climb of Mount Whitney

By Michael Lanza On the long, uphill hike toward the highest mountain in the contiguous United States, in the middle of April, the alpine sun and wind behave like a couple married for far too long, who take their frequent disagreements to extremes that make everyone else uncomfortable. The sun offers us a hug of much-needed warmth one moment, only …

Read on

[login_form]
<form id="rcp_login_form" class="rcp_form" method="POST" action="https://thebigoutside.com/tag/high-sierra-backpacking-trips/page/5/"> <fieldset class="rcp_login_data"> <p> <label for="rcp_user_login">Username or Email</label> <input name="rcp_user_login" id="rcp_user_login" class="required" type="text"/> </p> <p> <label for="rcp_user_pass">Password</label> <input name="rcp_user_pass" id="rcp_user_pass" class="required" type="password"/> </p> <p> <input type="checkbox" name="rcp_user_remember" id="rcp_user_remember" value="1"/> <label for="rcp_user_remember">Remember me</label> </p> <p class="rcp_lost_password"><a href="/tag/high-sierra-backpacking-trips/page/5/?rcp_action=lostpassword">Lost your password?</a></p> <p> <input type="hidden" name="rcp_action" value="login"/> <input type="hidden" name="rcp_redirect" value="https://thebigoutside.com/tag/high-sierra-backpacking-trips/page/5/"/> <input type="hidden" name="rcp_login_nonce" value="27768fa45c"/> <input id="rcp_login_submit" class="rcp-button" type="submit" value="Login"/> </p> </fieldset> </form>