Ascent of White Mountain Peak on 2012-06-09

Climber: Scott Joyce

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, June 9, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:White Mountain Peak
    Elevation:14246 ft / 4342 m

Ascent Trip Report

Recovering from plantar faceitis, so rode and pushed mountain bike to summit base. Crazy ride down. First 2 miles to Research station are the toughest. Decents on way up make this tougher, but still the easiest 14K. Grandview Camp with veiws across to Palisades, and the Bristlecone Parks make this a great place. The lack of water keeps bears and crowds down. Cool abandoned mine below Grandview.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:4246 ft / 1293 m
    Extra Gain:1000 ft / 304 m
    Distance:14 mi / 22.5 km
    Route:jeep trail
    Trailhead:Research Station Gate  12000 ft / 3657 m
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike
    Gear Used:
Bicycle, Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:1 Days 

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