Ascent of White Mountain Peak on 2012-07-21
|Others in Party:||Joe Krovoza|
|Date:||Saturday, July 21, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
|Peak:||White Mountain Peak|
| Elevation:||14246 ft / 4342 m|
Ascent Trip ReportInspired by Greg Slayden, we decided to try our bikes on this as well. We ended up pushing the bikes a good chunk to the station, then mostly to the observatory. The downhill was nice, and then we pushed the bikes a good part of the way to the 13,175 foot location. We locked the bikes there, and then hiked to the summit. On the way back, we saw a herd of about a dozen big horn sheep, who apporached us to about 50 yards. We then retrieved the bikes, and flew to the trailhead, stopping only to push a little way to the observatory, and to take photos and videos of each other.
|Summary Total Data|
| Quality:||7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike|
| Gear Used:||Bicycle, Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
Occasionally breezy, close to a thunderstorm coming off the peak
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