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Ascent of White Mountain Peak on 2012-07-21

Climber: Coby King

Others in Party:Joe Krovoza
Jose Goin
Brett Moffat
Date:Saturday, July 21, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:White Mountain Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:14246 ft / 4342 m

Ascent Trip Report

Inspired 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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