Youngest to climb Mt. Whitney
6-8 Jul 1987 - by Jack Brunton
On July 6, 1987, the Brunton Family from Carlsbad, CA climbed Mt. Whitney over a three day period. The youngest member of the family, Heidi Brunton, made it to the top completely on her own. She was 5 years old, 24 days before she was to turn 6. Included is a picture of her with her family on top, and two newspaper articles documenting the trip at the time.
- Peaks: Mt Whitney
(sorted/filed as Whitney)
- Place: California
- Trailhead: Whitney Portal
- Participants: Jack Brunton, Madonna Brunton, Jay Brunton, Heather Brunton, Heidi Brunton, Jim Brunton, Robert Brunton
- Difficulty: Just a simple trail.
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