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  • Shana

    January 3, 2018 at 8:03 pm

    To do a portion of the JMT or High Sierra Trail and the Whitney permit comes with the trail permits so you don't have to do the lottery. Also, the elevation gain is less from the back of Whitney than going up from Lone Pine. Also, you only need a permit if you are staying overnight so if you can get it done without sleeping overnight, you don't need a permit.