Mount Howard (Oregon)

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Mount Howard
Elevation 8,256 ft (2,516 m)[1]
Prominence 136 ft (41 m)[1]
Location
Location Wallowa County, Oregon, U.S.
Range Wallowa Mountains
Coordinates 45°15′40″N 117°10′44″W / 45.2609873°N 117.1787780°W / 45.2609873; -117.1787780Coordinates: 45°15′40″N 117°10′44″W / 45.2609873°N 117.1787780°W / 45.2609873; -117.1787780[2]
Topo map USGS Joseph

Mount Howard is located in the Wallowa region of northeast Oregon. The mountain is home to Wallowa Lake Tramway, the steepest tram in North America. At the top of the mountain, there is a restaurant called the Summit Grill and Alpine Patio. Mount Howard was named for Civil War general Oliver O. Howard.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mount Howard, Oregon". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2009-06-08. 
  2. ^ "Mount Howard". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2008-03-31.