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.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for McHenry's Peak:
NE Ridge or Arrowhead Arete Trad, Alpine, 10 pitches, 1500'
SE Ridge Easy 5th 1+ 3 I M 1c Trad, Alpine, Grade III
House Of Cards 5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b Trad, Alpine, 6 pitches, 900'
Stimulus Package 5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b Trad, Alpine, 3 pitches, 500'
Kidnapper Van 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII E4 6a Trad, Alpine, 4 pitches, 770'
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Kidnapper Van 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII E4 6a CO : Alpine Rock : ... : McHenry's Peak
This route follows a line up the very distinct righthand gendarme on the Arrowhead/McHenry's ridge "the Shameless Tower". It connects crack systems along the right side of this pronounced pillar in four full pitches.To start look for a large, worm-shaped pillar at the start of pitch two, about 250 feet above the grassy ledges/slabs. Start down and right of this pillar on a ledge 20' below a right facing corner with a left-angling splitter on it's right wall. A spot of fifth class gets you to thi...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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