2007 Badwater to Whitney Race

Runner braves desert heat in 135-mile race Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription), MN – 13 hours ago Daybreak brought renewed energy for Benke, and as he approached Lone Pine, a town at the base of Mount Whitney, a surge of adrenaline took over.

More Whitney articles

‘Fate and faith’ Times Record News, TX – Jul 29, 2007 "I knew I could do it," Ingalls remembered telling himself as he reached Mount Whitney, a swerving 13-mile behemoth trek with a seven to nine percent grade

High winds impede firefighters’ efforts Whittier Daily News, CA – Jul 10, 2007 The lightning-sparked fire, which began Friday, has destroyed six homes and closed down trails into a popular wilderness area north of Mount Whitney.

Officials hoping clouds rolling in over Eastern California will KSBY, CA – Jul 10, 2007 The blaze has destroyed six homes and closed down trials in a popular wilderness area north of Mount Whitney. Officials began sending some firefighters home


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