Browse Items (2 total) Tags: Mount Whitney Browse All Browse by Tag Search Items Sort by: TitleCreatorDate Added Curtis Robin Challenger, Monache Meadow, Tulare County, Calif. A Curtis Robin Challenger landed in Monache Meadow (14 miles south of Mount. Whitney) in 1930. This was one of two sites proposed as a High Sierra landing field. Sol Sweet of Visalia, CA, was the pilot. Tags: Airplanes, Curtiss aircraft., Monarch Meadow, Monarch Meadow (Calif.)., Mount Whitney, Mount Whitney (Calif.)., Olancha Peak, Olancha Peak (Calif.)., Sierra Nevada (Calif.) -- History., Sol, Sweet Reading the records on Mount Whitney Six unidentified men examine a mound of stones. Tags: Mount Whitney Featured Item No featured items are available.