Pictures of White Mountain from Jeffery Mine

(Copyright © 2012 Piero Scaruffi)
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Highlights


From start to end

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White Mountain from the highway

The road to the trailhead

Jeffery Mine canyon

Jeffery Mine canyon


The dirt road begins here

The "trailhead" at the end of the dirt road

Towards the cabins

The Jeffery Mine canyon


Towards the cabins

The trail is not always obvious

Turn right at this sign to check out the cabins

Welcome to Black Eagle camp


The cabins

The cabins


The cabins

The cabins

The canyon from the cabins

The cabins


The museum

The museum

The museum

The cabins


Black Eagle Camp

Above the cabins

Up the trail

Up the trail


Looking back

Looking back

Up the trail

Up the trail


Remnants of mining

Up the trail

Up the trail

Looking back


First views of the summit

First views of the summit

Right before the gendarmes there is a good place to cross the creekbed

The creekbed


Wildflowers

Wildflowers

Wildflowers

Wildflowers


Looking back

The gendarmes from the south ridge

Looking back

The north ridge


Looking back to the cabins and the desert

Looking back to the cabins and the desert

Up the south ridge

There actually at least two south ridges


The north ridge from the south ridge

The saddle and the spine to the West Peak

The spine to the West Peak

The saddle and the spine to the West Peak


The north ridge from the south ridge


Cairns in the middle of the saddle

View south

The north ridge

The north ridge and the valley behind it


Towards the West Peak

Towards the West Peak

Towards the West Peak

The summit


Towards the West Peak

Towards the West Peak

Towards the West Peak

Wildflowers


Towards the West Peak

The summit to the left and the West Peak to the right


View north centered on the summit


Towards the West Peak

The summit in the clouds

The West Peak

The summit


Wildflowers

At the West Peak

At the West Peak

At the West Peak


Looking back from the West Peak

Views

Views

Views


The summit

Downclimbing from the West Peak

Downclimbing from the West Peak

Towards the summit


The route to the summit from the west peak

A glider over the summit

Looking down from the saddle into the canyon to the north, another possible route

The summit very far from the west peak


The ridge to the summit on the right of this picture

Some up and down class-3 moves required

Beginning to downclimb the west peak

Looking back at the ridge to the west peak


Looking back at the ridge to the west peak

The summit still very far - you can see the last chute clearly to the left

The ridge to the top from the west peak

Downclimbing the west peak


Downclimbing the west peak

Looking back at the West Peak after the downclimb

Ignore that saddle way east

The saddle and the top


The saddle

The ridge to the summit

Past the saddle looking back at the West Peak

Just follow the ridge - the summit is not visible for a while


Just follow the ridge - the summit is not visible for a while

A weird saddle to the left of the summit (NOT en route)

Take the lower one

This one


The route to the top

The chute from a distance

The chute to the left, the class-3 route in the middle and the summit cabin

The chute from the bottom


The chute from the top

Last climb to the summit

Staring at the route


Staring at the route from the top of the last chute

View of the route from the summit

USGS marker


Eastern Sierra panorama

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(Copyright © 2012 Piero Scaruffi)
If you would like the original, high-resolution pictures, contact me