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ThePeteAnother First For Me  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 14, 2012

ThePete

My first 14'er. Quite happy. Slept in, slow poked it on the way up, was treated with a beautiful sunset just before getting back to the car. Awesome.
Posted Jan 20, 2012 6:44 pm

tmfaust21nice one  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 13, 2012

tmfaust21

Fun hike with blue skies
Posted Jan 16, 2012 9:50 am

smurferwell worth it  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 14, 2010

smurfer

Relatively easy (compared to Shasta which is my only other 14er), but still uphill and thin air for sure. Was glad I had a couple of extra layers for the way back
Posted Jan 15, 2012 9:23 pm

sardudeDid it.   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 1, 2007

sardude

Tom, Geniveve, Dakota & I from Barcroft. Soloed the west ridge (winter) from Sparkplug mine once two years prior.
Posted Jan 13, 2012 1:01 am

calipidderHoly windchill batman
Date Climbed: Jan 7, 2012

calipidder

Decided to take advantage of the dry weather and hike White Mountain. The drive to the trailhead was clear and fine (came up Silver Canyon in a Tundra). No snow problems on the road (in January - crazy!). Started off for the summit in a comfortable 27 degrees. By the time we got over the ridge behind Barcroft the wind was blasting. At the saddle below the final switchbacks the wind and dropping temperatures finally got to be too much and we turned around. One in our party made the summit, another got just below it and turned around after practically being blown off the peak. Kestrel readings: 10 degree air temp, -19.4 degree windchill, sustained 40mph winds.

So, there is more to climbing in the winter than just snow. Who knew.
Posted Jan 10, 2012 5:36 pm

madclimberMtn Bike to the Top  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 14, 2009

madclimber

Biking is the only way to go! Thanks, Peak Freak :)
Posted Nov 2, 2011 8:51 pm

MCGustoNeeded a bike...  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 30, 2006

MCGusto

First attempted after a russell climb via a mountain bike with dave s, but was thwarted by bad weather. Then summited with wifey in late september 2006
Posted Oct 28, 2011 12:31 am

DariaFull White Mountain Traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 29, 2011

Daria

White mountain summit from the East-nice 4th class knife edge ridge to summit. Continued on to complete full white mountain range traverse
Posted Oct 22, 2011 10:09 pm

Niels79Beautiful day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 24, 2011

Niels79

Amasing view
Posted Oct 20, 2011 10:19 pm

badmajick14er MTB!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 7, 2011

badmajick

Late start, but a fun and challenging mountain bike :) #4
Posted Oct 10, 2011 8:43 am

ssbclimberWhite Mountain  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 12, 2009

ssbclimber

Nine hour slog with Ezra Danciu. Had some car problems and fuel concerns driving out. It's a long drive to the trailhead!
Posted Oct 8, 2011 1:49 am

MMclimbhighTrail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 17, 2011

MMclimbhigh

7 month old "Yeti" German Shepherd climbed her first 14'er!
Posted Oct 7, 2011 3:10 am

DiverDaveWhite Mountain Peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 15, 1999

DiverDave

14 miles round trip from locked gate at Barcroft Station at 11700 feet to summit at 14232 feet and return.
Posted Oct 3, 2011 11:10 pm

jaxcharlieSuprising Gem  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 5, 2011

jaxcharlie

My first 14er. I went up as an acclimization hike, and chose this one because I wanted to see the Ancient Bristlecone Pine forest. I was delightfully suprised by how pretty the mountain and the views from the mountain where.
Posted Sep 13, 2011 8:40 am

twigasaurusAcclimation Test  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 31, 2011

twigasaurus

I heard this was an easy hike to see how one does at elevation. So I went into not expecting much more than that. Camped at the trailhead, then got a 4:30am start the next morning. The dawn, sunrise, and the views of the Eastern Sierras were incredible. I would definitely recommend this hike.
Posted Sep 11, 2011 2:35 am

Vitaliy M.nice views  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 4, 2011

Vitaliy M.

2 hours to the top going at decent pace..took some time on top for the views. Checked out the oldest trees in the world after.
Posted Sep 6, 2011 6:41 pm

danomikeGreat View From The Top  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 3, 2011

danomike

19 hour day driving from Reno, hiking up the mountain, then driving back to Reno. Good times.
Posted Sep 4, 2011 8:16 pm

iditarod81Great trip!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 21, 2011

iditarod81

We had an awesome time with the researchers / staff at the Barcroft WMRS and we were treated to the most spectacular view of the Milky Way we've ever seen with the naked eye the evening before summiting. At the top: beautiful views and weather, nice to see the High Sierra from the "other" side of Owens Valley.
Posted Aug 22, 2011 4:22 pm

Tracyfrom Barcroft Gate  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2011

Tracy

Hiked the road from Barcroft Gate after camping the night at Grandview Campground. Bagged Mount Barcroft on the way back. Beautiful weather and only about 25 other people on the mountain. This was my 15th California county highpoint.
Posted Aug 11, 2011 4:57 pm

bizA slog...  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 3, 2011

biz

but the view more than made up for it. Plus, I found the landscape and geology to be very enjoyable.
Posted Aug 8, 2011 4:36 pm

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