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Wind River Peak, Wyoming


Prominence: 2552 ft, 778 m

Elevation: 13,192 feet, 4021 meters


True Isolation: 35.14 mi, 56.56 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 13,197 ft / 4023 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)42° 42' 30'' N; 109° 7' 42'' W
42.708467, -109.128397 (Dec Deg)
653273E 4730140N Zone 12 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWyoming
County/Second Level RegionFremont
Sublette
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     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #35)
     Wyoming Wilderness High Points (Rank #3)
     Wyoming Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #13)
     Western USA Peaks with 25 miles of Isolation (Rank #164)
     Wyoming 13,000-foot Peaks (Rank #19)
     Select Peaks of Greater Yellowstone (Rank #6)
     Wyoming Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation (Rank #12)

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       Select Peaks of Greater Yellowstone (Turiano)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2005-07-30 by Nate D.
     2006-07 by Ryan Ghelfi
     2010-07-24 by Mike Christiansen (Unsuccessful)
     2012-07-14 by Ted Ehrlich (Unsuccessful)
     2014-08-09 by Jeff Swanson

View ascents of peak by registered Peakbagger.com members (19 total)

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I have successfully climbed this peak twice with groups of high school aged campers. My first ascent was in 2005 and my second was in 2008. I had a chance to summit in 2007 but sickness ended our wilderness experience in the Winds a few days early.

Most of the ascent is pretty easy. The last few hundred feet are the most challenging in my opinion. There is a lot of scrambling and climbing over large boulders. The views from the summit are spectacular! Don't forget to sign the log book in the Nalgene bottle!
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2552 ft/778 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2592 ft/790 m
  Line Parent: Brown Cliffs North
  Key Col: 10,640 ft/3243 m
Isolation35.14 mi/56.56 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Brown Cliffs North  (NW)
Isolation Limit Point: 43° 6' 34'' N; 109° 33' 18'' W
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Greater Yellowstone Rockies
Range4: Wind River Range
Range5: Southern Wind River Range (Highest Point)
Ridges/DividesContinental Divide of N.A.
Drainage Basins
Green
Colorado
Gulf of California
Pacific Ocean


Bighorn
Yellowstone
Missouri
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Bridger-Teton National Forest/Shoshone National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Popo Agie Wilderness Area (Highest Point)/Bridger Wilderness Area
Topo MapTemple Peak O42109f2 1:24,000
First Ascent1873
Theodore Comstock
LeGrand Hardy



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