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 Cheese 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b CO
: Alpine Rock
: ... : McHenry's Peak
Falsely listed in the new Fixed Pin guide as Orions Belt, this route ascends the face to the left of Dog Star. Dog Cheese turned out to be a surprisingly nice route given the vague route descriptions in the guidebooks available at the time, and it was great to find a new line.The route starts near Dog Star, and a black stained corner was attempted, but the pro seemed uncertain, so an exit around that to the left was used to access the upper part of the wall. Various grassy led...[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.