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Hinterstoisser Peak, Oregon


Prominence: 209 ft, 63 m

Elevation: 9329 feet, 2843 meters


Approx. Isolation: 0.65 mi, 1.04 km
Peak TypeUnofficially Named Peak
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)45° 16' 14'' N, 117° 20' 41'' W
45.270488, -117.344799 (Dec Deg)
472953 E 5013057 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceOregon
County/Second Level RegionWallowa
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This peak is the SE barrier to the Francis Lake Basin. It has been unofficially named for Andreas Hinterstoisser, who perished on the Eiger in 1937. The snowfield on the north side looks a little like the White Spider Section of the famous Eiger's north face. Below that, the Hinterstoisser Traverse is named in his honor. This seems like a fitting peak name.
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At the south end of the Francis Lake Basin. (2018-07-17). Photo by jeff carr.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 209 ft/63 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 249 ft/75 m
  Key Col: 9120 ft/2780 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.65 mi/1.04 km
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Hurricane Divide North  (NNE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Columbia Plateau
Range4: Wallowa Mountains
Range5: West Wallowa Mountains
Drainage BasinsSnake
Columbia
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Wallowa-Whitman National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Eagle Cap Wilderness Area
Topo MapChief Joseph Mountain O45117c3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the Peakbagger.com database by jeff carr.
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