Greater Yellowstone Rockies

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointGannett Peak (13,804 ft/4207 m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesWyoming (76%), Montana (17%), Idaho (3%), Colorado (3%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area67,529 sq mi / 174,900 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent398 mi / 640 km North-South
301 mi / 484 km East-West
Center Lat/Long43° 18' N; 109° 3' W
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Map of Greater Yellowstone Rockies
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Greater Yellowstone Rockies.
Rocky MountainsLevel 2 (Parent)
         Far Northern RockiesLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Canadian RockiesLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Central Montana Rocky MountainsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky MountainsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Greater Yellowstone RockiesLevel 3
                 Teton Range-Yellowstone AreaLevel 4 (Child)
                 Absaroka RangeLevel 4 (Child)
                 Bighorn MountainsLevel 4 (Child)
                 Wind River RangeLevel 4 (Child)
                 Great Divide Basin AreaLevel 4 (Child)
         Western Rocky MountainsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Southern Rocky MountainsLevel 3 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Greater Yellowstone Rockies

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange4
1.Gannett Peak13,8044207Wind River Range
2.Grand Teton13,7704197Teton Range-Yellowstone Area
3.Fremont Peak13,7454189Wind River Range
4.Mount Warren13,7224182Wind River Range
5.Mount Helen13,6204151Wind River Range
6.Doublet Peak13,6004145Wind River Range
7.Turret Peak13,600+4145+Wind River Range
8.Mount Sacagawea13,5694136Wind River Range
9.Jackson Peak13,5174120Wind River Range
10.Mount Woodrow Wilson13,5024115Wind River Range
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NameftmRange4
1.Gannett Peak13,8044207Wind River Range
2.Grand Teton13,7704197Teton Range-Yellowstone Area
3.Cloud Peak13,1674013Bighorn Mountains
4.Francs Peak13,1534009Absaroka Range
5.Ferris Mountain10,0373059Great Divide Basin Area

Photos of Peaks in the Greater Yellowstone Rockies

Gannett Peak

The summit snowfield of Gannett Peak looks like a cloud in this view from Dinwoody Pass (1992-09).
Grand Teton

The Grand Teton and its surrounding peaks under a heavy coat of winter snow.
Mount Warren

Mount Warren dominates this view of the icy grandeur of the Dinwoody Glacier area of the Wind River Range, perhaps the most ruggedly alpine area of the U.S. Rockies (1992-09).
Mount Helen

Mount Helen and its northwest face, from Titcomb Basin (1992-09).
Cloud Peak

The summit of Cloud Peak, the talus fields made treacherous by a September snowfall (1992-09-10).
Francs Peak
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Grizzlies are a common sight on Francs Peak in the remote Absaroka mountains. Photo by Ken Jones.
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Middle Teton

The famous Black Dike splits the northeast face of the Middle Teton (1992-09).
Granite Peak

Granite Peak under ominous leaden clouds, from the slope of Froze-to-Death plateau (1991-08-26).
Mount Wood
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Stream crossings are a part of mountain climbing--this one is on the approach to Mount Wood, Montana (2012-08-06).
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Castle Mountain
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Castle Mountain from Sundance Mountain - August 2004. Photo from, courtesy of Jason Maehl.
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