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Emerald Lake 

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RMNP granite. Crowded as soon as the snow melts and the trail is clear.

Getting There 

Go to Bear Lake then head as for Lower Chaos, but follow the signs for Emerald Lake. The bouldering rests 300 yards "downhill" from the lake.

12 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Emerald Lake:
Warm Up   V1 5     Boulder, Alpine, 7'   
The Cube V5   V4 6B     Boulder, Alpine   
The Kind   V5 6C     Boulder, Alpine, 12'   
The Cube V6   V5-6 6C+     Boulder, Alpine   
Kneebar   V6 7A     Boulder, Alpine   
The Kind sitstart   V7 7A+     Boulder, Alpine, 12'   
Whispers of Wisdom   V10 7C+     Boulder, Alpine, 12'   
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Tcamillieri on Whispers of Wisdom, V10.

Whispers of Wisdom V10 7C+  CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Emerald Lake
One of the very best boulder problems in all of Colorado. Starts on two opposed crimps and makes a desperate move to a good, left-facing edge. Continue through a series of compression, slappy moves. There are three hard moves on this boulder problem. The first is the first move. The second is a long reach on a blocky undercling to a decent, incut crimp. The third is at the lip moving from a terrible sloper to a decent full pad crimp. Lots of people fall turning the lip... and there's a 25...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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Hallett Peak rises above the abundant boulder-fields, RMNP.
Hallett Peak rises above the abundant boulder-fiel...
Anyone knowing the grades and names of those two climbs? <br />Location: Just 5 meters uphill from "Stormshadows". <br />Left one climbs around V5/6 the right one is easier (V4/5?).
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By Peter Beal
From: Boulder Colorado
Jun 19, 2010

This area should be added under the Tyndall Gorge area. Admins?


By Jon Roberts
Aug 30, 2010

Anyone know the names of the lines uphill from Stormshadow?