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.




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