The highest summit in the contiguous United States, Mt Whitney welcomes adventurers from far and wide. As long as you have a permit.
Place Category: Forests + Wilderness
Besides the popular Jennie Lake and Weaver Lake, most lakes in the Jennie Lakes Wilderness are small and attractively lined with rock shards and boulders. Mt. Mitchell is the highest peak in Jennie Lake, its snow-clad granite summit standing at 10,365 feet. Rowell Meadow, surrounded by forests and bare peaks, is also a major destination.