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
County/Second Level RegionAlbany (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Medicine Bow Peak:
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #306)
     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #77)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #84)
     Western USA Peaks with 25 miles of Isolation (Rank #125)
     Wyoming County High Points (Rank #8)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #136)
     Wyoming Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #10)
     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
     2015-08-10 by Lupe Lunde
     2015-08-22 by Rob Anthony

View ascents of peak by registered members (76 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
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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