This is an organizational entry for the Tyndall Gorge to assist with clarity in the database.
Once on the eastern side of RMNP, drive to the end of the Bear Lake Rd. Occasionally, this road will be closed due to snow clearing efforts. Hike 1.8 miles to Emerald Lake. Skirt the lake on the S/left side towards the obvious large rock buttress (900' tall). Note, there is a buried talus field here under all the snow. Hike up to the base. Expect at least a 75 minute approach. You'll gain probably 1500'.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Hallett Peak - mixed/ice:
Bullet WI3+ M6+ Trad, Mixed, Ice, Alpine, 1 pitch, 130'
The Slit M5-6 Trad, Mixed, Alpine, 5 pitches, 900'
Hallett Chimney, AI5 M5 M5 Trad, Mixed, Alpine, Grade IV
Tyndall Gully Mod. Snow Snow, Alpine, 800'
Englishman's Route M5-6 Mixed, Alpine, 6 pitches, 900'
Great Dihedral to Upper Buttress M4-5 Mixed, Alpine, 5 pitches, 1000'
East Ridge 4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b Mod. Snow Snow, Alpine
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Great Dihedral to Upper Buttress M4-5 CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Hallett Peak - mixed/ice
Nothing new here - people have been climbing Hallett's rock routes in winter for a long time. I found that Great Dihedral to Standard Route makes for an excellent mixed climb. The climbing is never desperate but is sustained and of high quality. Notes:Snow slopes at the base of the route can be avy prone.A potentially dangerous cornice forms above the exit on Standard Route, and some tunneling is required to gain the summit ridge.This route is not conditions dependent and makes for ...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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