Wind River Peak

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Wind River Peak
Wind River Peak.JPG
Wind River Peak, as seen from near Chimney Rock on the ascent
Highest point
Elevation13,197 ft (4,022 m) [1]
Prominence2,552 ft (778 m) [1]
Coordinates42°42′31″N 109°07′41″W / 42.70861°N 109.12806°W / 42.70861; -109.12806Coordinates: 42°42′31″N 109°07′41″W / 42.70861°N 109.12806°W / 42.70861; -109.12806[2]
Wind River Peak is located in Wyoming
Wind River Peak
Wind River Peak
Location in Wyoming
Wind River Peak is located in the United States
Wind River Peak
Wind River Peak
Location in the United States
LocationFremont / Sublette counties, Wyoming, U.S.
Parent rangeWind River Range
Topo mapUSGS Temple Peak
First ascent1873, Theodore Comstock, L. Hardy
Easiest routeHike, scramble

Wind River Peak (13,197 feet (4,022 m)) is the highest point in the southern end of the Wind River Range that is located in the U.S. state of Wyoming. The peak straddles the Continental Divide and is surrounded by National Forest lands;[3] the west slopes are in the Bridger Wilderness of Bridger-Teton National Forest, while the east side is in the Popo Agie Wilderness of Shoshone National Forest. In a cirque on the northeast slopes of the peak lies Wind River Glacier.[3]

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  1. ^ a b "Wind River Peak, Wyoming". Retrieved October 5, 2014.
  2. ^ "Wind River Peak". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved October 5, 2014.
  3. ^ a b Temple Peak, WY (Map). TopoQwest (United States Geological Survey Maps). Retrieved October 5, 2014.

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