"Chalk Rock Mountain"  
Condition Updates  
Route: from Jones B
Posted On: 2022-08-06, By: ScottLovesRMNP
Info: After a quick descent of Jones' grassy west slope to the saddle, the climb up "Chalk Rock Mtn" is along a fun ridge! I stayed ridge proper for about halfway up, doing mostly Class 2+ with a little Class 3. There's quite a bit of exposure in spots. Eventually, the ridge crest becomes overwhelmed with spires and towers that would take a lot of time to go over, so I dropped down on the left (south) side. Here, you'll find some talus ramps heading up. But beware, not all ramps go all the way up! The first one I took dead-ended in a vertical wall! So I had to drop down loose, steep rock to find a lower ramp. Eventually, the terrain below to the left catches up and the ridge sort of degenerates into a big talus heap, from which the summit is easily reached. This is a beautiful mountain, but do be careful on the loose talus in the exposed areas if taking this route. 
Route: From Mount Kreutzer + Point 12,730
Posted On: 2021-06-21, By: supranihilest
Info: "Chalk Rock" is Class 2 from Kreutzer. No snow to deal with. The final ascent up "Chalk Rock" is a bit loose but nothing terrible. Bonus 12er: Shortly after departing Kreutzer the ridge splits north and west. Go west down tundra and talus to Point 12,730. Class 2. Return back to the main ridge and continue on to "Chalk Rock". 
Route: From Kreutzer
Posted On: 2021-06-17, By: HikerGuy
Info: Summer conditions. Ridge dry from Kreutzer to Chalk Rock. 
Route: Jones/Chalk from Ptarmigan Lake
Posted On: 2019-09-28, By: JasonKline
Info: Free of snow/ice, not terribly windy, and not even particularly cold. Perfect late September day, but that will change soon. 

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