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50 Year-Old Hiker Found Deceased While Attempting A Winter Ascent of Mt. Whitney

     On December 13, 50-year-old Eric Goepfert left the Whitney Portal trailhead intending a winter ascent of Mt. Whitney via the Mountaineer’s Gully and North Fork of Lone Pine Creek trail.  His itinerary was for five days and four nights in the backcountry.  During the time of Goepfert’s hike, the Eastern Sierra received two […]

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