Elk Mountain (Teton County, Wyoming)

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Elk Mountain
Northern Tetons GTNP2.jpg
Elk Mountain at far right background with Owl Peak at center
Highest point
Elevation 10,720–10,800 ft (3,270–3,290 m) [1]
Prominence 1,040 ft (320 m) [1]
Coordinates 43°58′38″N 110°48′08″W / 43.97722°N 110.80222°W / 43.97722; -110.80222Coordinates: 43°58′38″N 110°48′08″W / 43.97722°N 110.80222°W / 43.97722; -110.80222[2]
Geography
Parent range Teton Range
Topo map USGS Ranger Peak
Climbing
Easiest route Scramble

Elk Mountain is in the northern Teton Range, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming.[3] The peak is part of a ridge immediately west of Owl Peak and the exact elevation is not known but is estimated to be between 10,720 and 10,800 feet (3,270 and 3,290 m).[1] Elk Mountain is the northernmost peak in the Teton Range over 10,000 feet (3,000 m) in elevation. North of Elk Mountain, the Tetons blend into the Yellowstone Plateau.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Elk Mountain, Wyoming". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2011-05-28. 
  2. ^ "Elk Mountain". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-05-28. 
  3. ^ Ranger Peak, WY (Map). TopoQwest (United States Geological Survey Maps). Retrieved 2011-05-28.