Mount Whitney, California (USA)
Mount Whitney (4417 m) is the highest peak in California and the United States outside Alaska. It is located in the northern part of the Mojave Desert. The western slopes of the mountain are part of Sequoia National Park. And Mount Whitney is one of the most frequently climbed. Its east face is a huge granite cliff descending steeply to the Owens Valley. There are various routes to climb here, such as the "East Wall", the "Mountaineer's Way" and get to the world famous routes on the big rock walls. There is so much interest in visiting here that you have to make an appointment in advance.