Login with Facebook
Beehive Peak

Select Route:
4th of July Couloir T 
All in Moderation  T 
Bees Knees Variation T 
Five Magics  
New World Route T 
Worker Bee T 
Rest Day:
Nearby Mountain Bike Rides

Upper South Fork
A masterfully designed and constructed flow trail away from the lifts at Big Sky Resort. Near Big Sky, Montana
Mountain to Meadow Route
The new signature Big Sky area flow trail from the resort base to Meadow Village. Near Big Sky, Montana
Wheeler Gulch
A challenging climb on a fun trail. Near Bozeman, Montana
South Cottonwood Creek to Fox Creek Ranger Station
A ride along and through the creek for hot days. Near Four Corners, Montana
Leverich Canyon
Consistent burly climbing for a stellar, freeride downhill Near Bozeman, Montana
Curly Lake Trail
Climbs, long descents, views, lakes, rocks, roots, this trail has it all for the wilderness biker Near Whitehall, Montana
From MP's sister site: MTB Project

Beehive Peak  

Photos:  Recent | Best | Popular
Elevation: 10,742'
Location: 45.3081, -111.3912 View Map  Incorrect?
Page Views: 7,128
Administrators: grk10vq, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Kurt Prond on Aug 2, 2011
This Afternoon

59° | 41°

61° | 37°

52° | 36°

58° | 37°

60° | 41°

52° | 38°
You & This Area
Best routes for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]


Beehive Mountain is located in the southern portion of the Spanish peaks Wilderness Area of the Gallatin National forest, a little over an hour south of Bozeman, and just North of Big Sky Ski Resort. It is a pristine Alpine environment but has one of the shortest approaches in the state for such climbing. There are quite a few routes on the southeast face, all multipitch trad routes from 5.6-5.11 on high quality granite gneiss.
Descent can be done in either of the two couloirs that flank the southeast face. There are rappel slings at both, which make things faster, but descent is possible without a rope. Consider backing up the slings with your own.

Getting There 

From Bozeman take 191 south toward Big Sky. Turn west at the Big Sky Road and go into the Mountain Village(9.5 miles). Continue past the Village for another 1.5 miles and turn right on Beehive Basin Road, which is well marked. Follow signs for the trailhead, another 1.8 miles. It is a 4 mile hike to the basin, which provides nice camping(Wilderness) and another 1.5 miles to the summit.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 8.5 miles from here

6 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Featured Route For Beehive Peak
Looking at the 3-4 Mile obvious approach to the ba...

New World Route 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  MT : Beehive Peak
Climb a nice corner crack system starting just to the right of the "Original route" and left of "Worker Bee" Belay on a nice ledge with a small horn. Continue up wandering cracks for a full rope length through a small roof until you reach easier terrain. Finish with a moderate 5.5/5.6 shorter pitch then scramble on 4th class terrain to the summit. This climb has lots of options to break it up into more shorter pitches or just keep them cruising....[more]   Browse More Classics in MT

Photos of Beehive Peak Slideshow Add Photo
The southeast face of Beehive Mountain, as seen fr...
The southeast face of Beehive Mountain, as seen fr...
southeast face. the shadowy dihedral is worker bee...
BETA PHOTO: southeast face. the shadowy dihedral is worker bee...
Summit of the Beehive with a storm rolling in over...
Summit of the Beehive with a storm rolling in over...

Comments on Beehive Peak Add Comment
Show which comments
- none yet -
Beyond the Guidebook:
The Definitive Climbing Resource
Inspiration & Motivation
to Fuel Your Run
Next Generation Mountain
Bike Trail Maps
Backcountry, Sidecountry
& Secret Stashes
Better Data. Better Tools.
Better Hikes!