BETA PHOTO: Eli Helmuth and Jeff Banks on the SE ridge
The massive and striking peak that forms the northern shoulder of Glacier Gorge and connects via a sharp ridge to Arrowhead Peak. It sits right(northwest) of Chiefshead. It has both quality adventure rock climbs on good rock and classic mixed routes.
Head northwest from the shelf above Black Lake, can't miss it.
Weather station 9.3 miles from here
8 Total Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for McHenry's Peak:
Featured Route For McHenry's Peak
SE Ridge Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c CO
: Alpine Rock
: ... : McHenry's Peak
Roy Leggett's excellent photo of this ridge prompted me to dig out my own photos of this fun, easy 4th-5th class route. In July, 1969, I lead a group of climbing students from Perry Mansfield Boys Camp (Steamboat Springs) on a four day east to west trip across the RMNP, climbing several peaks as we progressed, McHenry's being one of the more memorable summits.As time allowed, we dropped down from the ridge onto the east face and intermittently climbed more difficult 5th class sections along the ...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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McHenry's Peak as reflected from Black Lake
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McHenry's from Chiefhead, 2/08.
McHenry's as viewed from Pagoda.
McHenry's in early morning light.