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Emerald Lake
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Beginner's Luck 
Cube V5, The 
Cube V6, The 
Dawn Patrol 
End, The 
Kind (originally In Your Face, then Standard Overhang - after the block was removed), The 
Kind of a Big Deal 
Kind sitstart, The 
Kind Traverse, The 
Kneebar 
Lobster Claw 
Lobster Tail 
Mr. Wimpy 
Purple Drank aka Arete V8  
Real Large 
Storm Shadow Stand 
Swang of Thangs 
Swing of Things 
Tiger Stripes 
V-tree 
Warm Up 
Warm-Up Boulder 
Whispers of Wisdom 
Unsorted Routes:

Emerald Lake Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: tcamillieri on May 26, 2009
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  • Description 

    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.

    Climbing Season



    Weather station 8.4 miles from here

    23 Total Climbing Routes

    ['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',15],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
    ['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',3],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',7],['V6-7',4],['V8-9',5],['V10-11',3],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

    Classic Climbing Routes in Emerald Lake

    Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Emerald Lake:
    Warm Up   V1 5     Boulder, Alpine, 7'   
    Warm-Up Boulder   V1 5     Boulder, Alpine   
    Beginner's Luck   V2 5+     Boulder, Alpine   
    The Cube V5   V5- 6C     Boulder, Alpine   
    The Kind (originally In Your Face, then Standard Overhang - after the block was removed)   V5 6C     Boulder, Alpine, 12'   
    Tiger Stripes   V5+ 6C+     Boulder, Alpine   
    The Cube V6   V6- 7A     Boulder, Alpine   
    Kneebar   V6 7A     Boulder, Alpine   
    Purple Drank aka Arete V8    V8 7B     Boulder, Alpine   
    Real Large   V9 7C     Boulder, Alpine   
    Whispers of Wisdom   V10 7C+     Boulder, Alpine, 12'   
    Browse More Rock Climbing Classics in Emerald Lake

    Featured Route For Emerald Lake
    Rock Climbing Photo: Das unterclinkas. 
 
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    Real Large V9 7C  Colorado : Alpine Rock : ... : Emerald Lake
    Awesome rock with a cruxy last move make this one of the best V9s in the area and a must do if you are hitting up Emerald.Start on the big rail (starting on the left end of the rail adds a few extra moves if you're into that), then power up some ill moves culminating with a throw to the lip....[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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    By Peter Beal
    From: Boulder Colorado
    Jun 19, 2010
    This area should be added under the Tyndall Gorge area. Admins?

    mountainproject.com/v/colorado...
    By Jon Roberts
    Aug 30, 2010
    Anyone know the names of the lines uphill from Stormshadow?

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