The Sphinx (Wyoming)

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The Sphinx
The Sphinx is located in Wyoming
The Sphinx
The Sphinx
Fremont / Sublette counties, Wyoming, U.S.
Highest point
Elevation13,264 ft (4,043 m) [1]
Prominence298 ft (91 m) [1]
Coordinates43°09′56″N 109°38′53″W / 43.16556°N 109.64806°W / 43.16556; -109.64806Coordinates: 43°09′56″N 109°38′53″W / 43.16556°N 109.64806°W / 43.16556; -109.64806[2]
LocationFremont / Sublette counties, Wyoming, U.S.
Parent rangeWind River Range
Topo mapUSGS Gannett Peak
Mountain typeBatholith
First ascent1929 (Kenneth Henderson and Robert Underhill)

The Sphinx is a 13,264-foot (4,043 m)) mountain in the Wind River Range in the U.S. state of Wyoming.[3] The summit is on the Continental Divide in both Shoshone and Bridger-Teton National Forests and it is .38 mi (0.61 km) east-southeast of Mount Woodrow Wilson.[1] The Dinwoody Glacier flows from the north slopes of the peak, while Sphinx Glacier is on the southwest flank of the mountain.[3]


  1. ^ a b c "The Sphinx, Wyoming". Retrieved December 8, 2013.
  2. ^ "The Sphinx". 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.