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Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2012


I've now been to or near the trailhead 3 times and as far as the pavement goes a half dozen times. Vehicle problems or unambitious travel companions have kept me from the peak each time. I'll get up there eventually. The views are nice even without summitting.
Posted Jul 2, 2012 6:21 pm

lbaradelWest Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 10, 2012


There's a reason why people do not climb often the west ridge (not the "normal" south-west ridge) of white mountain! Long outing, but well worth it. Cabins at Black Eagle camp are awesome! Trip report here.
Posted Apr 12, 2012 3:49 pm

RuvichaFirst at 14,000  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 21, 2008


Semeed like a long haul from Barcroft Gate (especially on the way back) but good weather, a good friend, sweeping views of the Eastern Sierras and the fact this was my first 14er made this a memorable hike.
Posted Apr 8, 2012 9:01 pm

krrt2000Road  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 10, 1996


Nice hike with my wife and dog.
Posted Feb 26, 2012 10:23 am

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


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


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

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Amasing view
Posted Oct 20, 2011 10:19 pm

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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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