White Rock Springs Peak (WRSP) and White Rock Hills Peak (WRHP) Traverse

Harlan WS
March 01, 2016

The one part of this trip I hadn't done, was the connection from WRSP (north peak) and the next 1/4 mile S, to the join-up with the WRHP traverse That stretch proved to be easier than I thought, but looks like it hasn't been much-used route for years and years.

I first met Kassina on a "hike" up the N side of McFarland Peak.  Her group leaders got lost, and they didn't get back to their vehicle till 10:30PM, after a grueling day... and she said "it really wasn't that bad."  So when she said she didn't mind exploratories...

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Up the colorful "back way)
to WRSP. There is one very
small zone that leads to a
brush-free start of this route.
If you don't find it, you will hit
some of the thickest, nastiest
brush in all Red Rock.
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The one passage up the
ridge, class 3+
Now we descend off the
SE side of WRSP
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WRSP in back
Kassina comes up
this stuff so quickly,
that I missed a lot of
good shots.
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Because of my navigation
error, we went a bit E
of WRHP, then cut up to
the summit. View to THead
and Calico.
Near WRHP top, view
S to major sandstone
Top, Snoopy at R
View S
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Heading S from summit.
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The car is down there, parked
just W of Willow Springs.
So close and yet to far.