Pingora Peak

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Pingora Peak
Pingora Peak.jpg
Highest point
Elevation11,889 ft (3,624 m) [1]
Coordinates42°46′45″N 109°13′29″W / 42.77920°N 109.2247°W / 42.77920; -109.2247
LocationShoshone National Forest, Fremont County, Wyoming, U.S.
Parent rangeWind River Range

Pingora Peak (11,889 ft (3,624 m)) is prominent granite peak in the U.S. state of Wyoming. The peak is one of the pinnacles that forms the Cirque of the Towers. Pingora Peak is in the Popo Agie Wilderness and part of the Wind River Range within the greater Shoshone National Forest. The Northeast Face route on Pingora Peak is recognized in the historic climbing text Fifty Classic Climbs of North America and considered a classic around the world.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Pingora Peak, Wyoming". Retrieved May 7, 2018.
  2. ^ Roper, Steve; Steck, Allen (1979). Fifty Classic Climbs of North America. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books. pp. 171–176. ISBN 0-87156-292-8.

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