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4th of July Couloir T 
All in Moderation  T 
Bees Knees Variation T 
Five Magics  
New World Route T 
Original Route (aka Javaman) T 
Unoriginal Route T 
Worker Bee T 
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Beehive Peak Rock Climbing 

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The southeast face of Beehive Mountain, as seen fr...


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

7 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Beehive Peak

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Beehive Peak:
New World Route   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 3 pitches, 500'   
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Featured Route For Beehive Peak
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking at the 3-4 Mile obvious approach to the ba...

New World Route 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Montana : 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 Montana

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Rock Climbing Photo: Beehive Peak, SE Face
BETA PHOTO: Beehive Peak, SE Face
Rock Climbing Photo: Summit of the Beehive with a storm rolling in over...
Summit of the Beehive with a storm rolling in over...
Rock Climbing Photo: The summit ridge.
The summit ridge.
Rock Climbing Photo: southeast face. the shadowy dihedral is worker bee...
BETA PHOTO: southeast face. the shadowy dihedral is worker bee...

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