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'.
For a quick link to the rock routes on Hallett
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Hallett Peak - mixed/ice:
Tyndall Gully Mod. Snow Snow, Alpine, 800 feet
Bullet WI3+ M6+ Trad, Mixed, Ice, Alpine, 1 pitch, 130 feet, Grade V
Hallett Chimney, AI5 M5 M5 Trad, Mixed, Alpine, Grade IV
Featured Route For Hallett Peak - mixed/ice
Hallett Chimney, AI5 M5 M5 CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Hallett Peak - mixed/ice
This route climbs the chimney between the First and Second Buttresses on the north side of Hallett Peak. The bottom part of the route is relatively easy and can be covered quickly by simulclimbing. However once you get to the middle this is where the fun starts. From here on up to the top their are several steep sections requiring snow, ice, and mixed climbing techniques. In general, the crux moves involved climbing past the large chockstones wedged between the chimney walls. There are a couple ...[more] Browse More Classics in CO