Hike Flattop Mountain and Hallett Peak

10.3 Miles Round Trip - 3240 ft gain - Out-and-Back Trail

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Hike up to two very tall Rocky Mountain National Park summits. Along the route, you'll see wildlife and abundant wildflowers as well as views of Keyhole Route and Longs Peak.

Arrive at the Bear Lake Trailhead. Follow abundant signage toward Flattop Peak. Once you arrive at the summit of Flattop identify the unnamed unmaintained trail leading south toward Hallett Peak. Round the head of Tyndall Gorge and ascend the rocky slopes toward the summit by connecting short use trails. Occasional cairns mark the way and the route is very easy to follow.

A rugged loop hike is possible by way of descending from Hallett peak into Chaos Canyon to reach the trail at Lake Hiayaho.

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Forest
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Wildflowers
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10.3 Miles
3240 ft elevation gain
Out-and-Back Trail

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Great hike with views all around

I did this hike last June. Its a really nice hike with beautiful views of all of Rocky Mountain National Park and Longs Peak. It was a bit chilly and windy at the top, but was worth it for some beautiful views.

Long Time Ago

It's a pretty strenuous hike, by its really beautiful especially when you get to the Boulder fields

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