9,314 ft / 2,839 m


868 ft / 265 m


10 summits

Top climbing months

July   20%

November   20%

December   20%

Most climbed route

Mill Creek Jumpoff/NE Ridge

"Hoo boy....that headwall.The toughest 15 feet I've ever hiked was in that first horizontal crossing midway up on loose sand at a crazy steep diagonal. Absolutely nothing to hold onto, no solid ground, way more difficult than I'd anticipated. Such a relief to get the next bit with something slightly more secure to stand on. My fellow hiker Catherine called it "the moving wall of death." Yep! At the summit, also did the short easy hike to West Galena Peak, slightly higher than Galena itself. The return was infinitely easier, as that learning curve is as steep as the headwall. And if you st" - HikerMark, Jul 26, 2015
"Sierra Club sponsored hike, 4.6 miles 1-way w/3,300' gain from Mill Creek CG(6,080') paved parking. Headwall had high 40+ mph winds, cool, clear day for an exposed headwall scramble; trail was maint/unmaint w/stream crossing, steep trail above the headwall. Traversed to Galena Peak West (0.2mi w/ 85' gain) from summit for a 2-peak hike. Great views, enjoyable group!" - BradStemm, Sep 25, 2013



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