This past September members of the Las Vegas 52 Peak Hiking Club climbed Mt. Russell (14,086 feet) in the Sierra. It stands just north of Mt. Whitney, the highest peak in the lower 48 states. We took the Rockwell variation, which is recommended.
I created a video of our hike. Watch it below.
Branch Whitney is the author of Hiking Las Vegas and creator of the 52 Peak Club where members hike to the best 52 Peaks around Las Vegas, NV