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Hallett Peak

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Looking for a mountain top close to Estes Park? This is it!! We are 2 "Flatlanders" who love being... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
Melinda S
Becker, United States
Challenging but memorable climb

There is an unofficial "trail" from Flattop Mountain to Hallett Peak. It's not really a trail but a... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2018
Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

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 challenging for us but we know to just...More

Thank Melinda S
Reviewed 6 February 2018

There is an unofficial "trail" from Flattop Mountain to Hallett Peak. It's not really a trail but a well-marked steep climb on rocks. The exact distance varies as there is no real start to the trail, but it's roughly 0.5-0.75 mi/0.8-1.2 km one-way. We did...More

1  Thank pingaroo
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Like everyone else I loved it. It was fun to see how the summit looked compared to what's visible from below. The views along the way are great. The views from the Hallett summit are even better. Well marked trail and plenty of cairns thru...More

1  Thank Todd G
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Hallett Peak is amazing!! I'm usually afraid of heights and was only planning to go to Flat Top, but once my group started making the trek up to Hallet Peak, I decided to go. It is absolutely breathtaking up there! You feel like you are...More

1  Thank Jenn W
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We took the Flattop Trail from Bear Lake to reach Hallett Peak. If you make it to the top of Flattop Mountain you should definitely continue on to Hallett Peak. The trail looks a bit deceiving. Upon first look, it looks like you're walking along...More

2  Thank jenhaddock
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Hallet Peak sits just off of Flattop Mountain and is well worth the extra mile round trip to get to the peak. It is 10 miles round trip from the trail head. The views are excellent with 360 degree views. Start early to get off...More

2  Thank AlexanderDelarge
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Hallett Peak is easily accessible via the Flattop Mountain trail. You start from Bear Lake and follow the Flattop Mountain trail for 4.4 miles, climbing 2,849' to an elevation of 12,326'. Then you add on an additional 3/4 of a mile and an additional 387'...More

4  Thank Richard R
Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

Highly recommended! You've gone all the way to Flat Top MTN, so why not go all the way to the summit?? The view is amazing, especially the glacier in between the peaks and Long's Peak.

Thank אמיר ש
Reviewed 12 September 2015

This is a fantastic 11 mile roundtrip hike starting at the Bear Lake Trailhead. You take the flat top mountain trail most of the way then cut across the saddle of the mountain over to this peak. It is pretty much a pile of talus....More

Thank ldeimos
Reviewed 5 September 2015

This hike takes you up above the tree line to give great views across the park. The last half mile from Flattop Mountain to Hallett Peak is very steep but well worth the effort. The trail is quite rocky underfoot all the way up with...More

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