Henry Mountain is the highest point on Fossil Ridge, a wilderness area east of Gunnison. The approach to the peak begins north of Ohio City on the Gunsight Pass trail. There is no trail beyond
Gunsight Pass - the route follow the ridgeline west from the pass then climbs steeply up the east face
of Fossil Ridge. The top of is relatively flat and often covered with a sea of vibrant wildflowers in the Summer. The summit pyramid lies to the northwest of this point, standing about 600 feet above the ridgeline.
|Best months for climbing:||Jul, Aug, Sep|
|Nearest major airport:||Gunnison Airport|
Thanks to Michael Anderson for adding this peak.
There are 2 trip reports for Henry Mountain.
- Log #12418 - by Patrick F. and Moondance on June 17, 2003A great, not so tough climb that required some negotiation of boulders and scree. However, the view is worth it, and a traverse along the top to other summits is easily feasible. It's set at the head...
- Log #12419 - by
Michael and John Anderson on Nov 04, 1999A tough, trailless climb beginning on the Gunsight Pass trailhead north of Ohio City. The terrain west of the pass is very steep in some places, requiring a lot of balance and some firm handholds....