Desolation Peak (Wyoming)

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Desolation Peak
Desolation Peak is located in Wyoming
Desolation Peak
Desolation Peak
Location in Wyoming
Desolation Peak is located in the United States
Desolation Peak
Desolation Peak
Location in the United States
Highest point
Elevation13,161 ft (4,011 m) [1]
Prominence915 ft (279 m) [1]
Coordinates43°12′06″N 109°40′46″W / 43.20167°N 109.67944°W / 43.20167; -109.67944Coordinates: 43°12′06″N 109°40′46″W / 43.20167°N 109.67944°W / 43.20167; -109.67944[2]
LocationSublette County, Wyoming, U.S.
Parent rangeWind River Range
Topo mapUSGS Gannett Peak
First ascent1930 (Gustav and Theodore Koven)[1]
Easiest routeScramble

Desolation Peak (13,161 ft (4,011 m)) is located in the northern Wind River Range in the U.S. state of Wyoming.[3] Situated .66 mi (1.06 km) west of Rampart Peak, Desolation Peak is within the Bridger Wilderness of Bridger-Teton National Forest and west of the Continental Divide. Desolation Peak is the 22nd tallest peak in Wyoming.[4]


  1. ^ a b c "Desolation Peak, Wyoming". Retrieved October 19, 2013.
  2. ^ "Desolation Peak". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved October 19, 2013.
  3. ^ Gannett Peak, WY (Map). TopoQwest (United States Geological Survey Maps). Retrieved October 19, 2013.
  4. ^ "Wyoming 13,000-foot Peaks". Retrieved October 19, 2013.