Hallett Peak, Rocky Mountain National Park

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Hallett Peak is a mountain summit in the northern Front Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 12720ft peak is located in the Rocky Mountain National Park Wilderness, 16.2km southwest by west (bearing 240°) of the Town of Estes Park, Colorado, United States, on the Continental Divide between Grand and Larimer counties.MountainHallett Peak is on the Continental Divide, flanked by Flattop Mountain to the north and Otis Peak to the south. Just to its east lie Emerald Lake, Dream Lake, and Nymph Lake, which are usually accessed from the Bear Lake Comfort Station.The Northcutt-Carter Route of Hallett Peak is recognized in the historic climbing text Fifty Classic Climbs of North America. Non-technical climbers may reach the summit of Hallett Peak by hiking up the Flattop Mountain Trail to its highpoint, then walking south along the ridgeline and ascending the peak over talus piles.
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  • I visited there the July of 2018. The trip up winds through beautiful mountain scenery. Once above the timberline the view become spectacular. The lack of guardrails along this narrow highway certainl...  more »
  • Looking for a mountain top close to Estes Park? This is it!! We are 2 "Flatlanders" who love being in the mountains- but only get the chance every 2-3 years. Anything above tree line (11,000 feet) is ...  more »
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  • Beautiful view! Definitely worth the hike past flattop. Also a lot of friendly critters at the top!
  • Its location on the divide and near other 13's & 14's make it great for 360 views!

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