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 12,033 ft (3,668 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[2]
Geography
Parent range Teton Range
Topo map USGS Mount Moran
Climbing
First ascent August 1930, Paul Petzoldt and Bruton Strange

Thor Peak (12,033 feet (3,668 m)) is in the northern Teton Range, Grand Teton National Park, in the U.S. state of 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.