Hallett Peak

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Hallett Peak
Dream Lake.jpg
Looking west over Dream Lake. Hallett Peak is on the left with the dramatic cliff band and prominent point.
Elevation 12,720 ft (3,880 m) NAVD 88[1]
Prominence 713 ft (217 m)[2]
Hallett Peak is located in Colorado
Hallett Peak
Hallett Peak
Location Rocky Mountain National Park, Grand / Larimer counties, Colorado, U.S.
Range Front Range
Coordinates 40°18′11″N 105°41′09″W / 40.30306°N 105.68583°W / 40.30306; -105.68583Coordinates: 40°18′11″N 105°41′09″W / 40.30306°N 105.68583°W / 40.30306; -105.68583[1]
Easiest route hike

Hallett Peak, elevation 12,720 ft (3,880 m), is a summit in Rocky Mountain National Park of Colorado. The 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.[3][4] 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.


  1. ^ a b "HALLETT TP". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved 2013-05-30. 
  2. ^ "Hallett Peak, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2013-05-30. 
  3. ^ Roper, Steve; Steck, Allen (1979). Fifty Classic Climbs of North America. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books. ISBN 0-87156-292-8. 
  4. ^ Stewart M. Green Rock Climbing Colorado, Chockstone, Falcon, Helena, MO, 1995; ISBN 1-56044-334-0.

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