The short 2-mile hike was easy enough to do for us - we aren't super-athletic. Great scenery. Would recommend.
...unless you have an aversion to hikes and fantastic views. The views from the top of Whiteside are really breathtaking. This year, for example, we were looking at the tops of fluffy white clouds some 500 feet below us. Other years have been cloudless and you felt as if you could see for two-and-a-half days. One year, in June, the... More
It is a minor hike with amazing results. the views are spectacular. the parking is good. no bathrooms. Don't go if there's been a lot of rain, the paths will be a mess. Don't go if it's too cold - things tend to stay frozen in the shady areas making the path slippery
If your a novice you'll want to go left when doing the loop around. It's a steady climb up and not steep like the right side. If you're feeling your oats and macho .... go right. If your over 65 like me go left. On the way down on the right we passed many students who were sitting in the... More
Make sure to go up the mountain on the wider path (not the stairs). The views are phenomenal! We went earlier in the morning to avoid the crowds and had most of the hike to ourselves. Don't miss the small outcroppings for breathtaking views!
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