Raynolds Peak

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Raynolds Peak
Highest point
Elevation 10,915 ft (3,327 m) [1]
Prominence 750 ft (230 m) [1]
Coordinates 43°52′15″N 110°49′32″W / 43.87083°N 110.82556°W / 43.87083; -110.82556Coordinates: 43°52′15″N 110°49′32″W / 43.87083°N 110.82556°W / 43.87083; -110.82556[2]
Geography
Location Grand Teton National Park, Teton County, Wyoming, U.S.
Parent range Teton Range
Topo map USGS Mount Moran

Raynolds Peak (10,915 feet (3,327 m)) is in the northern Teton Range, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming.[3] The mountain rises to the north of Moran Canyon and has numerous deep cirques on its north face above Snowshoe Canyon. There are no maintained trails in the region and the summit is 5 miles (8 km) west of Moran Bay on Jackson Lake. The peak is named after William F. Raynolds who was in charge of the 1859-1860 Raynolds Expedition to the region.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Raynolds Peak, Wyoming". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2011-05-28. 
  2. ^ "Raynolds Peak". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-05-28. 
  3. ^ Mount Moran, WY (Map). TopoQwest (United States Geological Survey Maps). Retrieved 2011-05-28. 
  4. ^ Ortenburger, Leigh N; Reynold G. Jackson (November 1996). A climber's guide to the Teton Range. Mountaineers Books. p. 374. ISBN 0-89886-480-1.