White Mountain Peak Climber's Log

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youngclimer123

youngclimer123 - Nov 20, 2013 9:48 pm Date Climbed: Jul 11, 2011

fun bike ride  Sucess!

camped at the gate. biked to the summit next day

MBFN

MBFN - Oct 30, 2013 3:05 pm Date Climbed: Oct 27, 2013

MBFN  Sucess!

Clear skies and a little wind, made for a nice day. The sierra Nevada looked pretty awesome from the summit. Started at 8:28 a.m. Bacroft trail head to the top and back in a little under 5 & 1/2 hours. Ran for about 4 of the 14 miles.

Chandra

Chandra - Oct 14, 2013 8:14 pm Date Climbed: Oct 14, 2013

South Face route  Sucess!

With plenty of snow and a strong, never ending wind we made it up to the top of this giant.

What a surreal landscape! The views on Sierra Nevada & the desert are fantastic.

We loved it.

soslaw

soslaw - Oct 12, 2013 10:44 pm Date Climbed: Oct 12, 2013

South face  Sucess!

A recent snow storm let this peak live up to its monicker. The downside was that the jeep road accumulated snow drifts so a lot of cross country snow slogging.

bscott

bscott - Oct 9, 2013 2:56 pm Date Climbed: Oct 8, 2013

ugh  Sucess!

why the hell did i ever do this slogfest?

emilie

emilie - Sep 30, 2013 12:17 am Date Climbed: Sep 25, 2013

slog   Sucess!

Long slog! Camped at Grandview. White Mountain itself was cooler than I expected - lots of interesting rock colors versus a pile of rubble. Hike felt long and my friend nearly threw up at the top. I felt great but was beat down by the length of the hike. we had also gotten a late start due to a flat tire on the dirt road.

dakine - Sep 22, 2013 11:58 pm Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2010

First 14er  Sucess!

My nephew and I drove a 91 honda civic up the road. Dragged myself up the final switchbacks. Got back to the car in the most incredible sunset. On the drive back, almost hit several owls (I think) on the road. Surreal day.

spacemonkey

spacemonkey - Sep 13, 2013 1:41 am Date Climbed: Sep 3, 2013

Via 4x4 Road/Barcroft Gate  Sucess!

Car to car, 7 hours 15 min. Ran into a herd (~30) of Big Horn Sheep. Glad it was overcast and cool/chilly/cold. Would be heinous if it were hot/sunny up there. Exposed the whole way with no water anywhere. The road up to the Barcroft gate was not as bad as described by some. Low clearance vehicles would not have any issues, but you wouldn't want to drive very fast. If you're impatient, then the road might give you problems

douggranger

douggranger - Sep 12, 2013 9:33 pm Date Climbed: Sep 13, 2003

South Face  Sucess!

Easy. With Moon, Nello & Scott.

TyC

TyC - Sep 11, 2013 10:48 pm Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2013

3 highest in California in a week  Sucess!

Took a trip down to California again this year to do Shasta, then White Mountain, and then Whitney. Was over 100 degrees and wore flip flops to the top (not the best idea).

Donno

Donno - Aug 18, 2013 1:06 pm Date Climbed: Sep 7, 1999

Solo  Sucess!

Drove the RX7 to 12k and hiked to summit the next day. Met Rahil, Peter and Reza for Palisades climbing afterwards.

colleenzato

colleenzato - Aug 16, 2013 11:38 am Date Climbed: Aug 12, 2013

White Mountain Peak  Sucess!

We climbed White Mountain the day after Mount Langley so that I could hike another 14'er. It's supposedly the easiest 14'er and I found it to be so. The trail begins at around 12,000 feet and it is not the most scenic on the route up, but the views at the top are amazing. On one side, you can see the Sierras and on the other side, see the Nevada mountain range. We were able to run down on the way back since it was a pretty straightforward trail. Round trip time was 5.5 hours.

jdmorehouse

jdmorehouse - Jul 6, 2013 2:41 pm Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2013

Late Day Trip  Sucess!

This was to be a warm up for three other peaks in the Inyo Range. I got started at 3:30 p.m. and did the whole hike in five hours and thirty six minutes, including hanging at the summit for awhile. Great sunset on the way down, as thunderstorms were in abundance in the area (I got rained on for about forty minutes or so). I finally put on my head lamp about ten minutes from my car. A light dinner, then slept in the back of the XTerra. Up at five and headed off to Waucoba, the second peak of the trip.

Redwic

Redwic - Jun 6, 2013 9:50 am Date Climbed: Jun 2, 2013

Late Day Trip  Sucess!

Trying to cram in as many peaks into my small four-day timeframe as possible, I ended a long day of peakbagging and driving with a trip to White Mountain Peak. I hiked up, and hiked/jogged down... which did not help my already-aggravated big toes. 4.5 hours up, 3 hours down. This is a true high-elevation desert peak.

The highlight (or lowlight) of the day was when I started hallucinating while driving along Highway 395 near the city of Bishop; the combination of long driving, little sleep, and very hot temperatures really messed with me for a brief period. I quickly pulled over for a short power nap, which did wonders.

Bill562

Bill562 - Jun 1, 2013 1:39 am Date Climbed: May 27, 2013

CA 14er #14  Sucess!

With Jon G and Ruby. One 14er left.

jrnewmann

jrnewmann - May 27, 2013 8:49 pm Date Climbed: May 26, 2013

Harder than it sounds  Sucess!

Climbed it on the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend, it was cold and windy, but overall a gorgeous day, and we had a great time. This mountain is a real asskicker, more than the internet would suggest, mostly because you have to go down twice on your way to the top. Coming back is where you really get hit, when you must climb up two hills which seemed small earlier, but are now massive walls of pain and suffering, making this hike difficult for the faint of heart. Overall however, 10/10 would climb again.

royanderson

royanderson - Mar 9, 2013 10:40 pm Date Climbed: Jul 11, 2009

Road  Sucess!

Getting to the start by car was a struggle. I broke the front sway bar in my Acura Legend. Needed a truck, which I got after this. Left really early in the morning and it was cold.

Fletch

Fletch - Dec 28, 2012 12:41 pm Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2010

W/ the Mrs and family  Sucess!

Very cool day...

orbitor

orbitor - Oct 15, 2012 1:44 pm Date Climbed: Jun 16, 2012

From Barcroft Gate  Sucess!

First 14er of 2012. Nice weather and great group to share the experience with. Fabulous views of the Sierras. Just a walk-up as long as well-acclimatized.

rdesota

rdesota - Oct 8, 2012 12:26 pm Date Climbed: Sep 10, 2000

Mountain Biked  Sucess!

Mountain biked the entire 'trail/road' except for the last scree pile. Great September day. Wouldn't call it mountaineering, but fun nonetheless.

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