Location: Ventura County, California
Named for the whitish appearance of the summit in comparison to its surrounding peaks.
Gudde notes that this color is the third most popular color (after red and black) for designating a place-name. There are over 200 such names in California alone, of which 15 are mountains.
Name first appears on USGS Tejon quad (1904).
Peak was on the original 1946 HPS Peak List.