6,547 ft / 1,995 m


1,027 ft / 313 m




8 summits

Top climbing months

July   25%

August   25%

September  25%

"I was looking for a shorter hike close to home, and have had Hibox mountain in my sights for a while now. I have heard that access to the trailhead becomes difficult in early winter so now is a good time to get in before the snow stops you. I read several reports of people bringing dogs with them to the summit, so I loaded up my canine mountaineers and headed over the pass. We left the Rachel Lake Trailhead at 7:45 and easily found the boot path after an opening with a clear view of the summit. As expected the bottom half of the route is filled with blowdowns and bushwhacking. Patches of s" - Jeb, Oct 16, 2013
"A big climb to a rewarding alpine scramble with some of the best views in the region. Hibox towers over the eastern edge of Box Canyon and dominates the area. When you first see its rock pinnacle from the canyon floor it seems absurdly high above. With a bit more beta than 2 weeks ago (an aborted attempt after getting soaked in a maze of brush), I found the Hibox climber's path off the main trail with ease (300 ft AFTER the 2nd major clearing on the Rachel Lake Trail). It's steep, crude but never too hard to follow. In the upper slopes a few cairns help keep you on course. When you fin" - scott, Sep 23, 2012



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