Hallett Peak, Rocky Mountain National Park

5.0
#11 of 19 in Trails in Rocky Mountain National Park
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.
To visit Hallett Peak on your trip to Rocky Mountain National Park, use our Rocky Mountain National Park trip app.
Source
Create an itinerary including Hallett Peak
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Hallett Peak Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0
13 reviews
Google
5.0
TripAdvisor
  • 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...  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 »
Google
  • Flattop was my intended destination but decided to hike the peak once I saw its majestic presence. Great 360 views up here!
  • Hike is phenomenal with incredible sweeping views of the entire Rocky Mountain National Park area
  • Build a plan

    Tell us where and when you
    want to go, we will build
    the best sightseeing itinerary
  • Refine it

    You have complete flexibility on your destinations and itinerary
  • Book as a package

    Use our travel agents to get
    package savings and hassle free booking
  • Enjoy your trip!

    Enjoy our 24x7
    on-trip assistance

Popular things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

See all ›
4.9
Duration:2​h
4.9
Duration:2​h
4.7
Duration:2​h
5.0
Duration:4​h

Nature in Rocky Mountain National Park

See all ›
4.8
Duration:2​h
4.8
Duration:2​h
4.8
Duration:2​h
5.0
Duration:2​h

Trails in Rocky Mountain National Park

4.6
Duration:2​h
4.4
Duration:2​h
4.7
Duration:2​h
5.0
Duration:1​h 30​min

Side trips from Rocky Mountain National Park

4.2
Duration:2​h
4.9
Duration:1​h 30​min
4.1
Duration:2​h
5.0
Duration:2​h

Hidden gems in Rocky Mountain National Park

4.9
Duration:2​h
4.9
Duration:2​h
4.4
Duration:2​h
5.0
Duration:4​h

Nearby attractions in Rocky Mountain National Park

4.6
Duration:2​h
4.6
Duration:2​h
4.9
Duration:2​h
4.9
Duration:2​h