Peak(s):  McHenrys Pk  -  13,327 feet
Date Posted:  10/25/2020
Date Climbed:   07/23/2017
Author:  jasayrevt
Additional Members:   koeffling
 McHenrys Pk - More Outstanding, Vintage Rocky Mountain National Park Climbing  

Goals: McHenrys Pk (13,327')

Date: July 23rd, 2017

Trailhead: Glacier Gorge

Approach Selected: Stone Man Pass

Participants: Jason Sayre, CPA (VA), MACIS, Kirsen Oeffling, PT, DPT

Approximate Route Specs:

Distance: 15 miles

Elevation Gain: 4,300'

Class: 3+

I am feeling nostalgic and, thus, posting some additional mountaineering community beta. I bump forward once again. It qualifies as quite an excellent way of ascending this Rocky Mountain National Park complete gem via my indicated rejuvenating, relaxing line. I highly recommend our chosen path. It is another absolute classic. Understand health-minded city-side training does certainly assist when handling the jaunt.

I never utilize, or rely upon, GPS. I humbly reflect on that Ranked Front Range 13er with a great, nice friend, too.

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Alpine start
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Morning alpenglow
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Black Lake
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Waterfall
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Kirsten patiently hiking
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Stunning
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Snow melt
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Suncups
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Lighfoot
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Alice and Hourglass Ridge
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Beyond Stone Man Pass
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Chiefs Head
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Hopping
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Soothing
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Slight scrambling
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Up
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Good area
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Fun
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Top
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Fulfilling
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Quasi shrouded Longs Pk
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Incredible
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Continental Divide
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Summit!
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Plus, Kirsten!
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Rewarding
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Descending
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Navigating boulders
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Gratifying!
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Working down
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Slide and plant
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Ominous look
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Tundra patches
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Returning
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Mixed conditions
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Progress
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Technique
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Ice axe and leash
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Wonderful
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Step-kicking
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Slope
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Impressive
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Cool
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Walking
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Spearhead
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Valley
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Magnificent
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Pagoda
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Departing (McHenrys: Left-Center, Arrowhead: Right)
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Unforgettable adventure (Glacier Creek)

Please continue enjoying Colorado's Alpine Country mecca when you can. Hike safely. We truly are fortunate here. I will keep writing Trip Reports for others utilization, too.

Thank you kindly, folks




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 Comments or Questions
Alpinefroggy

Great report
10/28/2020 20:29
I climbed Mchenry's this year and will post my own report tomorrow.

It is a really beautiful mountain and glacier gorge is one of the prettiest places I've ever been so its great to see others enjoying it.


jasayrevt

Glad
10/28/2020 20:56
Much appreciated, also. Look forward to reading yours.

I entirely agree. McHenrys has everything


SchralpTheGnar

What’s all this?
10/28/2020 21:55
Participants: Jason Sayre, CPA (VA), MACIS, Kirsen Oeffling, PT, DPT


jasayrevt

Easy
10/28/2020 22:11
Simply the two hard-working, humble, and motivated professionals who went along


ltlFish99
Excellent report
10/28/2020 23:14
That was a great report, with wonderful photographs.
Glacier gorge is one of the top 3 places I've been to in Colorado.
I really enjoyed the photo you captioned "suncups" with longs and the keyboard of the winds in the background.


jasayrevt

Good
10/29/2020 08:01
Grateful regarding your remarks. I care about getting these 14ers.com postings done.

We had fun. Absolutely. Tremendous there


d_baker

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11/02/2020 19:27
Deleted comment. Better served in a pm.



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