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Tyndall Gorge Rock Climbing 

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  • Description 

    This comprises the bouldering around Emerald Lake and below Hallett Peak.

    If you want to add any problems in RMNP, check to make sure there is not an area or boulder already set up that it can be added to. Do not add individual problems to this site unless there is an area and boulder description in place. If there aren't any, feel free to add them, but make sure the descriptions are detailed and accurate for all three, area, boulder, and problem.

    Getting There 

    Approach via the trail for Emerald Lake.

    Climbing Season

    Weather station 8.4 miles from here

    19 Total Climbing Routes

    ['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',11],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

    Classic Climbing Routes in Tyndall Gorge

    Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Tyndall Gorge:
    Warm-Up Boulder   V1 5     Boulder, Alpine   Emerald Lake
    Warm Up   V1 5     Boulder, Alpine, 7'   Emerald Lake
    Beginner's Luck   V2 5+     Boulder, Alpine   Emerald Lake
    The Cube V5   V5- 6C     Boulder, Alpine   Emerald Lake
    The Kind (originally In Your Face, then Standard Overhang - after the block was removed)   V5 6C     Boulder, Alpine, 12'   Emerald Lake
    The Cube V6   V6- 7A     Boulder, Alpine   Emerald Lake
    Tiger Stripes   V6- 7A     Boulder, Alpine   Emerald Lake
    Kneebar   V6 7A     Boulder, Alpine   Emerald Lake
    Mr. Wimpy   V7 7A+     Boulder, Alpine   Emerald Lake
    Arete V8   V8 7B     Boulder, Alpine   Emerald Lake
    Whispers of Wisdom   V10 7C+     Boulder, Alpine, 12'   Emerald Lake
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    Featured Route For Tyndall Gorge
    Rock Climbing Photo: Tcamillieri on Whispers of Wisdom, V10.

    Whispers of Wisdom V10 7C+  Colorado : 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 Colorado

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