Wind River Peak
|Wind River Peak|
Wind River Peak, as seen from near Chimney Rock on the ascent
|Elevation||13,197 ft (4,022 m)|
|Prominence||2,552 ft (778 m)|
|Fremont / Sublette counties, Wyoming, U.S.|
|Range||Wind River Range|
|Topo map||USGS Temple Peak|
|First ascent||1873, Theodore Comstock, L. Hardy|
|Easiest route||Hike, 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. 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.
- "Wind River Peak, Wyoming". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved October 5, 2014.
- "Wind River Peak". Geographic Names Information System. U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved October 5, 2014.
- TopoQwest (United States Geological Survey Maps). Temple Peak, WY (Map). http://www.topoquest.com/map.php?lat=42.70856&lon=-109.12818&datum=nad83&zoom=4. Retrieved October 5, 2014.
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