White Mountain Peak

Elevation (feet): 14,246
Elevation (meters): 4,342
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Great Basin Ranges
State: California
Latitude: 37.6344
Longitude: -118.255
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Nearest major airport: Reno, Nevada
Convenient Center: Bishop, California

Thanks to Chris Francoeur for adding this peak.

White Mountain Peak is located northwest of the town of Bishop in the White Mountain range, home of the ancient bristlecone pine forest. The White Mountains parallel the eastern Sierra Nevada, separated by the Owens Valley. The view of the Sierra from the summit of White Mountain Peak is unparalleled.

The trailhead is at 12,000' at a locked gate. The 7-mile trail follows a road to the summit. Two miles up is the Barcroft Facility, a high-altitude research center. The summit is home to the normally unoccupied Summit Laboratory in a small stone structure.

Thanks to Chris Francoeur for this description.