Split Mountain (Wyoming)

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Split Mountain
Split Mountain is located in Wyoming
Split Mountain
Split Mountain
Location in Wyoming
Split Mountain is located in the United States
Split Mountain
Split Mountain
Location in the United States
Highest point
Elevation13,161 ft (4,011 m) [1]
Prominence595 ft (181 m) [1]
Coordinates43°09′51″N 109°40′21″W / 43.16417°N 109.67250°W / 43.16417; -109.67250Coordinates: 43°09′51″N 109°40′21″W / 43.16417°N 109.67250°W / 43.16417; -109.67250[2]
Geography
LocationSublette County, Wyoming, Wyoming, U.S.
Parent rangeWind River Range
Topo mapUSGS Gannett Peak
Geology
Mountain typeBatholith
Climbing
First ascent1931 (Gustav Koven, Theodore Koven and Paul Petzoldt)

Split Mountain (13,161 ft (4,011 m)) is located in the Wind River Range in the U.S. state of Wyoming.[3] Split Mountain is the 22nd highest peak in Wyoming.[4] Split Mountain is in the Bridger Wilderness of Bridger-Teton National Forest and is about .70 mi (1.13 km) northwest of Twin Peaks and 1 mi (1.6 km) southeast of Mount Whitecap. Mammoth Glacier is on the northeast slopes of the peak while the smaller Baby Glacier flows down from a spur to the northwest.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Split Mountain, Wyoming". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved December 8, 2013.
  2. ^ "Split Mountain". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved December 8, 2013.
  3. ^ a b Gannett Peak, WY (Map). TopoQwest (United States Geological Survey Maps). Retrieved December 8, 2013.
  4. ^ "Wyoming 13,000-foot Peaks". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved December 8, 2013.