Mount Chauvenet

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Mount Chauvenet
Mount Chauvenet is located in Wyoming
Mount Chauvenet
Mount Chauvenet
Highest point
Elevation 12,255 ft (3,735 m) [1]
Prominence 730 ft (220 m) [1]
Coordinates 42°50′27″N 109°09′30″W / 42.84083°N 109.15833°W / 42.84083; -109.15833Coordinates: 42°50′27″N 109°09′30″W / 42.84083°N 109.15833°W / 42.84083; -109.15833[2]
Location Fremont County, Wyoming, U.S.
Parent range Wind River Range
Topo map USGS Lizard Head Peak
First ascent 1832 (Benjamin Bonneville)

Mount Chauvenet is a (12,255-foot (3,735 m)) mountain located in the southern Wind River Range in the U.S. state of Wyoming.[3] Mount Chauvenet is 1.5 mi (2.4 km) northeast of Cathedral Peak in the Popo Agie Wilderness of Shoshone National Forest. Mount Chauvenet was one of the earliest peaks climbed by white explorers to the Wind River Range.


  1. ^ a b "Mount Chauvenet, Wyoming". Retrieved March 23, 2014.
  2. ^ "Mount Chauvenet". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved March 23, 2014.
  3. ^ Lizard Head Peak, WY (Map). TopoQwest (United States Geological Survey Maps). Retrieved March 23, 2014.