White Mountain, Inyo National Forest
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San Jose, California
July 25-28, 2013 - Summer Retreat
White Mountain ,
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The Place

White Mountain
July 25-28, 2013
Summer Retreat

Cacti

White Mountain Peak is the 3rd highest peak in CA and the highest outside of the Sierra Nevada (14,276’). It is part of the Inyo-White Mountains which are composed of some of the oldest sedimentary rocks in California with fossils nearly 600 million years old.

View of Hill

Friday Hike: (Level: 2 – Miles: 4.2 – Elevation: 800’) Methuselah Hike

Picture of Cactus

Saturday Hike: (Level: 5 - Miles: 14 – Elevation: 2,276’) White Mountain The 7-mile hike follows a 4WD road to the summit, making it the easiest route to the summit of any California 14er.

Rocky Hill With Palm Trees

Directions To White Mountain:

Directions: Take I-680 N towards Sacramento. Take the exit onto I-580 E, continue on I-205 E. Merge onto I-5 N and take the CA-120 E exit toward Manteca/Sonora. Keep left at fork, follow signs for CA-99N/Sacramento/ CA-120/Sonora N and merge onto CA-120 E/CA-99 N. Take the CA-120 E/Yosemite Ave exit toward Sonora. Turn right onto CA-120 E/Yosemite Ave. Follow to CA-108E. Take CA-108E to US-395 S. Follow 395 South until you reach Big Pine. From Big Pine go east on Hwy 168 approximately 12 miles. Turn left on White Mountain Road and drive 5 miles. Grandview campground (8,500’) will be on your left. (It is primitive!)

Drive time: 6 hours - Cost $10 per person - Dogs Not Allowed

NOTE: THERE IS ABSOLUTELY NO WATER. YOU MUST BRING YOUR OWN!! To properly acclimate, you should get to the campground on Thursday the 25th, if you plan to summit on Saturday. There will be a suggested turn around spot on the Saturday hike for those who do not wish to summit.



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