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

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Getting There 

Approach via the trail for Emerald Lake.

Climbing Season

Weather station 8.4 miles from here

17 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Tyndall Gorge:
Warm Up   V1 5     Boulder, Alpine, 7'   Emerald Lake
Warm Up Boulder   V1 5     Boulder, Alpine   Emerald Lake
Beginner's Luck   V3 6A     Boulder, Alpine   Emerald Lake
The Cube V5   V4 6B     Boulder, Alpine   Emerald Lake
The Kind   V5 6C     Boulder, Alpine, 12'   Emerald Lake
The Cube V6   V5-6 6C+     Boulder, Alpine   Emerald Lake
Kneebar   V6 7A     Boulder, Alpine   Emerald Lake
Mr. Wimpy   V7 7A+     Boulder, Alpine   Emerald Lake
The Kind sitstart   V7 7A+     Boulder, Alpine, 12'   Emerald Lake
Tiger Stripes   V7 7A+     Boulder, Alpine   Emerald Lake
Whispers of Wisdom   V10 7C+     Boulder, Alpine, 12'   Emerald Lake
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Featured Route For Tyndall Gorge
Tcamillieri on Whispers of Wisdom, V10.

Whispers of Wisdom V10 7C+  CO : 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 CO

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