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Routes in McHenry's Peak

Big Mac Couloir WI4- M4-
McHenry's Notch Couloir 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c AI2
Right Gully T WI4 M4 A1
Snow Bench (McHenry's Peak) M3
Elevation: 13,000 ft
GPS: 40.263, -105.657 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Leo Paik on Feb 1, 2015
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

Description

This is the prominent, and some call it majestic, peak at the end of the drainage which invites the hardy soul who seeks an adventure away from the crowds. Expect full-on technical challenges for the most difficult lines here. The east face is interrupted, perhaps thankfully, with ledges. Some snow gullies are available for those seeking kicking steps.

Getting There

Approach from the Glacier Gorge Trailhead. Head up the winter trail after crossing the 2nd bridge. Go up past Mills' Lake, Jewell Lake, Black Lake (or via Solitude Lake), up an easier iced section, and up to McHenry's Peak.

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Classic Climbing Routes at McHenry's Peak

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
WI4 M4 A1
Right Gully
Trad, Aid, Mixed, Ice, Alpine 7 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Right Gully WI4 M4 A1 Trad, Aid, Mixed, Ice, Alpine 7 pitches
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