NE Buttress Hallett Peak - mixed/ice Climbing
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Hallett Peak is probably better known as a moderate, close-in, backcountry, alpine crag. Once, it had the aura of a difficult Norwand. During the colder months (most of the year), certain freeze-thaw cycles can align to create a variety of interesting mixed lines here. Probably the most famous is Hallett Chimney. This was listed in G. Randall's 1983 Vertigo Games with a wonderful shot of Dick Jackson on the FA of the route. Since, it has become an almost Grail-like goal for the mixed-Colorado-aficienado. Subsequently, others have quietly sought devious, mixed adventures on this playground.
Within the database:
A. Left of Cleft, 8 M4, 4p, 900'.
B. The Cleft, 5.8 M4, 5p, 600'.
C. Booby Trap, 8+ M4-5 PG-13, 3p, 800'.
D. Hallett Couloir, moderate snow, 800'.
E. Ricochet, M5-6 PG-13,, 2p, 120'.
F. Ms. Inferno, 10+ V3 M7 PG-13, 2p, 200'.
G1. Dodging the Bullet, WI4 M4, 130'.
G2. Bullett, WI3+ M6+, 1p, 130'.
H Great Dihedral to Upper Buttress, M4-5, 5p, 1000'.
I. Hallett Chimney, M5+, 4-6p, 900'.
J. Englishman's Route, M5-6, 6p, 900'.
K. The Slit, M5-6, 5p, 900'.
L. Analysis Paralysis, M6, 5p, 900'.
M. North Face Direct, M2-3, 900'.
N. Tyndall Gully, moderate snow, 800'.
Within this subarea, you will only find the ice/mixed/snow routes.
For a quick link to the rock routes on Hallett
Classic Climbing Routes at NE Buttress Hallett Peak - mixed/ice
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