Note: This route description is part of a one day Mummy Range clean out that used a two-vehicle setup. For further details, see the route descriptions for Mt. Chiquita, Ypsilon Mtn., Hagues Peak and Mummy Mtn.
Accessed from Ypsilon Mtn., Fairchild involves a rugged descent and then ascent on boulders & talus. Accessed from "The Saddle" above Lawn and Crystal Lakes, it is a moderate ascent on trail and mostly tundra with some rock and talus. Class 2. Passenger vehicle accessible but check on condition of Fall River Road in RMNP before proceeding.