Login with Facebook
 ADVANCED
The Horn

The Horn  


Photos:  Recent | Best | Popular
Page Views: 4,726
Administrators: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Ken Trout on Jan 19, 2011
Forecast:
You & This Area
Best routes for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
Know the location? Show us! We need it for cool new features!
Dianne Barrow almost to the anchor nice 5.10 arete...

Description 

The Horn is the outstanding formation in a collection of domes, giant talus boulders, and mature Ponderosa pine. The rock is sharp, young, shallow cooled, gas pocketed, intrusive igneous rock, part of the Henry Mountains Lacolith. Not too sharp for fun. At least that is how it used to be...

A forest fire has consumed the area. It may still be very dangerous and dirty.

Getting There 

Head south on highway 95 from Hanksville. After almost twenty miles, turn right onto the Bull Mountain Road. After heading south for about ten miles, the road changes course to the west and climbs up to the Coyote Benches. Soon after, Bull Mountain Road turns north, along the east side of Mount Pennell. You'll see The Horn shortly after.

About 40 or 50 routes using bolts and gear are to be found here! Many of the bolt lines are quite hard, twelves and thirteens.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 15.0 miles from here


Photos of The Horn Slideshow Add Photo
Surferosa
Surferosa
5.10+ Crack
5.10+ Crack
The classic 11a Wedding ArÍte
The classic 11a Wedding ArÍte
"Super Sharp Crack of the Henrys" 1994 o...
BETA PHOTO: "Super Sharp Crack of the Henrys" 1994 o...
The Horn before the fire, 1994ish
The Horn before the fire, 1994ish
Some 5.10 hand crack on the Horn.  Pretty rad.
Some 5.10 hand crack on the Horn. Pretty rad.
Wedding Arete
Wedding Arete
Another classic 12a sport line goes up the narrow ...
Another classic 12a sport line goes up the narrow ...

Comments on The Horn Add Comment
Show which comments
By JoeySparks
From: Seattle, WA
Apr 17, 2015
Thanks for the information on The Horn. I've been trying to find all established summit routes in the Henry Mountains area and have had little luck. With all of these routes and sweet explanations, it gives me more hope that I'll find some information out there. Would you have any information on summit routes in the area (The Horn &/or Bull)?
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!