"Mt. Whitney Pack Trains Memories"


All photos courtesy of Mary Jefferson unless otherwise noted.
Whitney Crest Panorama courtesy of Greg Russell, copyright Greg Russell

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1960 - Mt. Whitney Portal Store
L to R: Pam Whittemore, Ann Swingler, Dorothy Von Loben Sels

Checking out an Olivas mule on the Carroll Creek road.
L to R: Tommy Jefferson amd Bud Slater

1953 - Packing a compressor out on the Mt. Whitney trail.
L to R: Tommy Jefferson, Fred Moore, Don Felix

Ray DeLea - 1965

August 16, 1969 on the Mt. Whitney trail nearing Trail Crest pass.

Conception Zuniga

Mt. Whitney Portal Store

Jim Gordon on the Mt. Whitney Trail.

September 1968, Trail Riders of the Wilderness - Picture 2

1957 - Tommy Jefferson on Pine Creek Pass with the Sierra CLub

1957 - In Slide Canyon with the Sierra Club
L to R: Richard Morgan, Chris Rich, Reif Kipp (back to camera), Ronnie Hoffman, Tommy Jefferson, Sue Cox, Jim Dittmer

1957 - In Slide Canyon with the Sierra Club
L to R: Chris Rich, Tommy Jefferson, Ronnie Hoffman, Richard Morgan, Reif Kipp, Jim Dittmer

Chris Rich at Trail Camp on the Mt. Whitney trail.

On the Mt. Whitney trail descending from Trail Camp to Mirror Lake.

Mt. Whitney Packer packing up at the roadend.


Bruce Morgan - 1963

Ken Hess - 1963

Ray DeLea -1965


Rest Stop on the Mt. Whitney Trail - 1963

1947 - Murt Stewart at Sally Keys Lakes
[Cedric Wright photo]

Packer packing up the Sierra Club.

Sierra Club outing. Stock unsaddled and haltered to the tie line.

Sage Flat during deer season - 1954

Jon Dittmer at Outpost Camp on the Mt. Whitney Trail

July 1958 at the Elder Ranch
L to R: Tommy Jefferson, Rusty Criner

1958 at the Elder Ranch
L to R: Eddie Mike, Tommy Jefferson

1961 - At the Edler Ranch. Getting ready to head west to Mineral King.

1954 - Sage Flat during deer season.


1948 at Carroll Creek Pack Station

Mt. Whitney Pack Trains - Carroll Creek Pack Station

Picture 2
1940s - Mt. Whitney Pack Trains with the Sierra Club
[Cedric Wright photo]


Lou mule aparejo packed with a Sierra Club stove.

Picture 2
Mt. Whitney Pack Trains
[Cedric Wright photo]


Picture 2
1953 Sierra Club High Trip
L to R: J. Tugwell Malone, Larry Berry, Roberta Morgan, Lester Bellas, Billy Bishop, Tommy Jefferson, Clyde Poncho, Skip Parker, Gary Poncho, Graham Boswell
Front: Bruce Morgan

1961- L to R: Jon Dittmer, George ?, Loren Joseph, Richard Morgan, Penny Sewell, Mary Morgan, Charles Morgan, Ken Hess


Sequoia National Park from the summit of Mt. Whitney - 360 degree Dark Sky Panorama
D. Duriscoe, C. Duriscoe, R. Pilewski, and L. Pilewski
U.S. National Park Service Night Sky Program

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