Peak(s):  Mt. White  -  13,667 feet
Date Posted:  01/25/2023
Modified:  01/26/2023
Date Climbed:   05/15/2022
Author:  jprinner
 Mt White in the Spring   

Total distance: 14.07 mi
Total climbing: 5627 ft

Full trip report, photos and GPX download here:

With several nice campsites scattered throughout the path and a superb, well-maintained track up to the final mile or so to the summit, Mt. White is a fantastic hiking destination.

Keep in mind that the summit differs from what is depicted on the majority of maps, which will argue the genuine peak is farther east than it is. It is clear from a single glance at this fake top that it is not higher than the one more to the west and nearer the mine route.

Also note that the land leading to the peak is technically private mining property as of 2022 and you are not allowed up there, but as we went in May there were no mining employees up there to shoo us off. I advise you do your own research on this as the zoning and rules might have changed.
Little browns creek approach trail
Up to the pass between antero and white
South up to the peak
Making our way up to the ridge

If you follow our trek up to the mine road and then take the mining road to the peak, I would rate this walk as easy class 2. We made the decision to head down the loose but safe north slope that was immediately east of the summit block. However, it was more challenging than the initial ascending path.

Beginning the descent off the peak. We took a more direct approach but the terrain was worse
Glissading down to the trail
About to meet up with the trail again

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