A determined pika was chirping at me while I scrambled up the steep couloir of the Mountaineers Route on Mount Whitney
, in the Eastern Sierra Nevada.
6th Fleet (C6F) implemented the first virtualized hyperconverged secret/releasable (SEC//REL) sharing capability aboard the C6F flagship USS Mount Whitney
Six American military vessels carried out missions in the area in 2018, including the guided-missile destroyers USS Ross, USS Carney, and USS Porter, as well as the command ship USS Mount Whitney
, the dock landing ship USS Oak Hill, and the expeditionary fast transport USNS Carson City.
Marines on board USS Mount Whitney
off the Norwegian coast, had gathered for a group photo on deck when the Tupolev TU-142 soared overhead.
They are even given police protection for their runs up and down the 4,000m high Mount Whitney
. While law enforcement secures the test route at the top and bottom of the climb, the testers hustle the prototypes time and again up the snaking roads and back down, accelerating hard and braking suddenly to a standstill with crushing frequency.
Every year in July, a hardy--or one might say insane--group of runners trot from Badwater Basin to Mount Whitney
, the tallest peak in the continental U.S.
As part of its "Meet the Fleet" initiative, junior Sailors from NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Sigonella visited USS Mount Whitney
(LCC 20), Oct.
5 Sierra Nevada, USA The John Muir Trail stretches more than 200 miles from the Yosemite Valley to Mount Whitney
, the highest point of the lower 48 states at 14,505ft.
It offers trips, from a two-hour outing to a 30-day expedition, with themes that include fishing, photography, Mount Whitney
and wild mustangs.
With an elevation of 14,505 feet, Mount Whitney
is the highest summit in the contiguous United States.
He and Mother purchased a dairy ranch 60 miles to the south, in the little community of Lone Pine, at the foot of the High Sierra's Mount Whitney