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Bob BurdEast Slope  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 24, 2013

Bob Burd

Nice day with Laura. Trip Report.
Posted Oct 5, 2013 6:18 pm

bechttnice day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 17, 2013

bechtt

Acclimation day after coming from sea level. With Jon Barbour.
Posted May 18, 2013 12:30 am

David Naylor5 peak alternate to White Moutain  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 13, 2012

David Naylor

The road to the White Mountain TH was snowed in so made do with various peaks in the area, which turned out to be a grand day, especially with the snow in abundance. Did Sheep Mountain, Piute, Limestone Peak, Campito and County Line Hill!
Posted Oct 14, 2012 9:43 pm

phillinleyScouting trip  Sucess!

phillinley

Climbed this and Limestone on the same day. Was really surprised to see a summit register on Limestone given it's such a miniscule peak.
Posted May 30, 2011 3:56 pm

mrchad9East Slope  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2009

mrchad9

Up the east slope from the road, then over to Puite. Didn't stay long on top due to lightning in the area, some fires started in the Eastern Sierra this day.
Posted Jun 13, 2010 9:03 pm

Princess ButtercupRoad was closed...  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 9, 2008

Princess Buttercup

So i rode my mountain bike to Campito Flat and hiked from there.
Posted Nov 30, 2009 11:18 pm

SageHawkEasy hike, great views  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 22, 2004

SageHawk

I've ambled up to this peak from the White Mountain road several times and have never been disappointed. The view of the Sierras can't be beat. There is no trail, but none is necessary. Line of sight the whole way.
Posted Sep 2, 2009 8:58 pm

NoonduelerJust off the road  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 12, 2000

Noondueler

Great views of the Sierra!
Posted Nov 6, 2008 3:03 pm

gordonyeSheep Mountain

gordonye

Easy hike with a friend and his mother back in summer 1996. I was most impressed with the tiny dark green plants (about 1/2 inch high on average) covering the ground, but only on the non-dolomitic surfaces. On the dolomitic surfaces there is no soil, only cream-colored limestone. The wide-open feel and the great views were awe-inspiring.
Posted Apr 24, 2008 12:37 pm

phydeuxNice part of a multipeak dayhike
Date Climbed: Sep 19, 2007

phydeux

Nice mulitpeak dayhike when combined with Piute Mtn and nearby Limestone Peak. Instead of starting near Patriarch Grove, proceed up to the top of the first hill on the White Mtn turnoff and park on the flat area on the EAST side of the road - Limestone Peak is the slope to the west, and sheep Mtn is an easy stroll right behind it.
Posted Sep 30, 2007 11:46 pm

Matthew HollimanEast Slope  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2006

Matthew Holliman

I was supposed to be climbing in the Minarets, but two tough days in a row (Clark and Florence) meant I overslept in my car... this was a consolation hike, but with some nice views. Not a spectacular area per se, but the striking colours of the rocks, the solitude, and the views of the Sierra mean its not without its charms.
Posted Dec 1, 2006 4:50 am

forjanEast Slope  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 6, 2006

forjan

After doing White Mountain Peak earlier in the day, took a side trip to do Sheep Mountain (on the summit by 3:00PM). About an hour roundtrip from the main dirt road. Surprisingly good views.
Posted Oct 8, 2006 6:48 am

cp0915Route Climbed: see below Date Climbed: May or June 2003  Sucess!

cp0915

Drove over from Vegas one morning. Ascended Sheep via the east slope, then traversed over to Piute Mountain before returning to the saddle between Sheep and the unnamed peak (c. 12250 ft) to the east of Sheep, ultimately descending Sheep's southeast slope.



My first time in the Whites, this trip was exploratory in nature. I saw some wild horses up around 11,500 ft. There's a great lunar, surreal feeling above treeline driving that road up through those high mountains.



The bristlecones fascinated me - and still do. Relunctantly, I drove all the way back to Vegas that afternoon. Came back a week later...
Posted Feb 9, 2006 11:50 am

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