McHenry's Peak Rock Climbing
Early morning light on McHenry's....
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
9 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in McHenry's Peak
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for McHenry's Peak:
Featured Route For McHenry's Peak
Dog Star 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c CO
: Alpine Rock
: ... : McHenry's Peak
This long route offers good rock and several excellent pitches. It climbs near the center of the deceptively large triangular buttress that dominates McHenry's northeast face. A good corner pitch low on the route leads to an easier midsection. At 2/3 height another steep corner breaks through to the upper wall. Variations are possible near the top; the original line ends right at the apex of the buttress.The FA took place during the dog days of summer, which were once believed to b...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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McHenry's Peak as reflected from Black Lake
Eric B ascends the ice/snowfield approach to McHen...
BETA PHOTO: McHenry's Peak as seen from half way up Spearheads...
McHenry's as viewed from Pagoda.
McHenry's in early morning light.
McHenry's from Chiefhead, 2/08.
BETA PHOTO: McHenry's from Arrowhead.