Mount Wister

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Mount Wister
Mount Wister Grand Teton NP1.jpg
Mount Wister
Elevation 11,495 ft (3,504 m) NAVD 88[1]
Prominence 690 ft (210 m)[1]
Location
Location Grand Teton National Park, Teton County, Wyoming, U.S.
Range Teton Range
Coordinates 43°42′07″N 110°49′01″W / 43.70194°N 110.81694°W / 43.70194; -110.81694Coordinates: 43°42′07″N 110°49′01″W / 43.70194°N 110.81694°W / 43.70194; -110.81694[2]
Topo map USGS Grand Teton
Climbing
First ascent 1928 by Phil Smith

Mount Wister (11,495 ft or 3,504 m) is located in the Teton Range, Grand Teton National Park, in the U.S. state of Wyoming.[3] The peak is located 5 miles (8.0 km) west of Taggart Lake and to the south of Avalanche Canyon.

The mountain is named after famed author Owen Wister, an early visitor to the area. Mount Wister was first climbed by Phil Smith in 1928.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mount Wister, Wyoming". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2011-05-28. 
  2. ^ "Mount Wister". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-05-28. 
  3. ^ TopoQwest (United States Geological Survey Maps). Grand Teton, WY (Map). http://www.topoquest.com/map.php?lat=43.70187&lon=-110.81688&datum=nad83&zoom=4. Retrieved 2011-05-28.
  4. ^ Jackson, Reynold G. "Chapter 16: Park of the Matterhorns". A Place Called Jackson Hole. National Park Service. Retrieved 2011-03-20.