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Medicine Bow Peak, Wyoming


Prominence: 3233 ft, 986 m

Elevation: 12,013 feet, 3662 meters


True Isolation: 40.61 mi, 65.36 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 12,018 ft / 3663 m
SubpeaksMedicine Bow Peak-West Ridge (11,920 ft/3633 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)41° 21' 37'' N; 106° 19' 3'' W
41.360351, -106.317597 (Dec Deg)
389793E 4579598N Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWyoming
County/Second Level RegionAlbany (Highest Point)
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     Medicine Bow Peak at SummitPost.org
     Medicine Bow Peak at ListsOfJohn.com
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Albany, WY by Dave Olson
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Albany, WY by Walt O'Neil
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Albany, WY by Michael Schwartz
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Albany, WY by Layne Bracy

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Lists that contain Medicine Bow Peak:
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #306)
     Wyoming County High Points (Rank #8)
     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #77)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #84)
     Wyoming Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #10)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #136)
     Western USA Peaks with 25 miles of Isolation (Rank #125)
     Counties with Largest Area (Rank #10)
     Wyoming Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation (Rank #9)
     Top 10 Prominence Grid for U.S. States (Rank #141)
     Top 10 County High Points Grid for U.S. States (Rank #51)
     Top 10 Isolation Grid for U.S. States (Rank #145)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1987-09-19 by Joseph Hirniak
     1991-06-02 by James Morehouse
     1994-08-05 by Greg Slayden
     1996-07 by William Musser
     2009 by Robert Stetler
     2009-07-27 by Sara Farese
     2009-08-09 by Donnie Puckle
     2010-08-30 by Eric Noel
     2012-07-14 by Dean Molen
     2012-08-13 by Rob Woodall (GPS Track)
     2012-08-16 by Tim Gilheart
     2012-08-18 by Dan Quinlan (GPS Track)
     2013-08-06 by Tim Gilheart
     2013-08-24 by Melinda Minear

View ascents of peak by registered Peakbagger.com members (68 total)

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The high, flat crest of Medicine Bow Peak (1994-08-05).
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 3233 ft/986 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 3253 ft/992 m
  Line Parent: Thunder Mountain
  Key Col: 8780 ft/2676 m
Isolation40.61 mi/65.36 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Zirkel  (SSW)
Isolation Limit Point: 40° 49' 58'' N; 106° 39' 45'' W
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Southern Rocky Mountains
Range4: Southern Wyoming Ranges
Range5: Medicine Bow Mountains
Range6: Snowy Range (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsNorth Platte
Platte
Missouri
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest
Topo MapMedicine Bow Peak O41106c3 1:24,000
Route #1 Scramble
Trailhead: 10,500 ft/3200 m
Vertical Gain: 1513 ft/462 m
Distance (one way): 2.65 mi/4.26 km
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Deb and Terry on the summit of Medicine Bow Peak, Wyoming (2009-08-10). Photo by Terry Flood.
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