Thor Peak (Wyoming)

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Thor Peak
Thor Peak GTNP1.jpg
Thor Peak at left and Mount Moran at right
Highest point
Elevation 12,028 ft (3,666 m) [1]
Prominence 348 ft (106 m) [1]
Coordinates 43°49′51″N 110°47′42″W / 43.83083°N 110.79500°W / 43.83083; -110.79500Coordinates: 43°49′51″N 110°47′42″W / 43.83083°N 110.79500°W / 43.83083; -110.79500
Geography
Location Grand Teton National Park, Teton County, Wyoming, U.S.
Parent range Teton Range
Topo map USGS Mount Moran
Climbing
First ascent August 1930, Paul Petzoldt and Bruton Strange

Thor Peak (12,028 feet (3,666 m)) is in the northern Teton Range, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming.[3] Mount Moran is 1 mile (1.6 km) to the east. The summit is the eighth highest in the Teton Range. Several semi permanent snowfields as well as the Triple Glaciers are located on the east and northern slopes of the mountain. While the easiest route up the mountain, the south slope, is only rated a class 4, the mountain's remoteness and difficulty of approach makes it a challenging mountain to summit.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Thor Peak, Wyoming". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2011-05-29. 
  2. ^ "Thor Peak". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-05-29. 
  3. ^ Mount Moran, WY (Map). TopoQwest (United States Geological Survey Maps). Retrieved 2011-05-29.