Dr. Ashford did the Mt. Whitney hike (climb) a couple years back. It was a snap. Tallest point in the lower 48 states of the US of A.
This is by Ansel Adams, sometimes the subject of aspiring filmmakers who want to make an action-adventure epic. The action would consist of Adams setting up his gear and taking readings with his light meter, loading up fine-grained B&W film plates, and getting flat tires and oilpan leaks as he traversed drypan, washboard roads strewn with pumpkin sized boulders...then developing in the dark room.