Fortress Mountain (Park County, Wyoming)

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Fortress Mountain
Fortress Mountain is located in Wyoming
Fortress Mountain
Fortress Mountain
Highest point
Elevation 12,090 ft (3,690 m) [1]
Prominence 1,643 ft (501 m) [1]
Coordinates 44°20′13″N 109°47′53″W / 44.33694°N 109.79806°W / 44.33694; -109.79806Coordinates: 44°20′13″N 109°47′53″W / 44.33694°N 109.79806°W / 44.33694; -109.79806[2]
Geography
Location Park County, Wyoming U.S.
Parent range Absaroka Range, Shoshone National Forest
Topo map USGS Sheep Mesa
Climbing
Easiest route Scramble

Fortress Mountain (12,090 ft (3,690 m)) is located in the Absaroka Range in the U.S. state of Wyoming.[3] Fortress Mountain is 1 mi (1.6 km) south of Sheep Mesa, a subpeak along the mesa that is 500 ft (150 m) lower in altitude. The headwaters of Cabin Creek are on the east slopes of Fortress Mountain, while those for Sheep Creek are on the northwest.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Fortress Peak, Wyoming". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved July 27, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Fortress Mountain". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved July 27, 2013. 
  3. ^ Sheep Mesa, WY (Map). TopoQwest (United States Geological Survey Maps). Retrieved July 27, 2013.