nellis wrote:Actually White Moutain is class 1 and not challenging.
Obviously you have not done WM in early November.
The prevailing SW 60-80mph sustained winds w/avg day time temp of 20-30deg F at that time of the year, most certainly make it a pretty challenging venture. Of course I know absolutely nothing of WM. I just live beneath it and see it every morning first thing outta my kitchen window.
I would certainly not recommend any individual that has absolutely zero Sierra "Alpine" experience, on any Class 4+ climb, solo
, for their first CA climb. Please refer to the current SAR thread for my reason/s.
Per the OP:
.... a hike late in the month of October or early November