Mount Hunt (Wyoming)

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Mount Hunt
Grand Teton Open Canyon WY1.jpg
Open Canyon with Mount Hunt at center left
Highest point
Elevation 10,788 ft (3,288 m) [1]
Prominence 623 ft (190 m) [1]
Coordinates 43°37′52″N 110°51′41″W / 43.63111°N 110.86139°W / 43.63111; -110.86139Coordinates: 43°37′52″N 110°51′41″W / 43.63111°N 110.86139°W / 43.63111; -110.86139[2]
Geography
Parent range Teton Range
Topo map USGS Grand Teton
Climbing
First ascent August 24, 1929 (Fritiof Fryxell)[3]
Easiest route Scramble

Mount Hunt (10,788 feet (3,288 m) is located in the Teton Range, Grand Teton National Park in the U.S. state of Wyoming. The peak is situated near the head of Open Canyon and just west of Mount Hunt Divide.[4] The peak was named after William Price Hunt, one of the leaders of the 1811-12 Astor Expedition.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mount Hunt, Wyoming". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2011-10-01. 
  2. ^ "Mount Hunt". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-10-01. 
  3. ^ a b Ortenburger, Leigh N; Jackson, Reynold G. (1996). A climber's guide to the Teton Range. Mountaineers Books. p. 71. ISBN 0-89886-480-1. 
  4. ^ Grand Teton, WY (Map). TopoQwest (United States Geological Survey Maps). Retrieved 2011-10-01.