Northern Wind River Range

Range TypeGeographically-defined sub-range
Highest PointGannett Peak (13,804 ft/4207 m)
CountriesUnited States
Area1,792 sq mi / 4,642 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent63 mi / 101 km North-South
60 mi / 96 km East-West
Center Lat/Long43° 20' N; 109° 35' W
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Map of Northern Wind River Range
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Northern Wind River Range.
Wind River RangeLevel 4 (Parent)
         Northern Wind River RangeLevel 5
         Central Wind River RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Southern Wind River RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Northern Wind River Range

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Gannett Peak13,8044207 
2.Fremont Peak13,7454189 
3.Mount Warren13,7224182 
4.Mount Helen13,6204151 
5.Doublet Peak13,6004145 
6.Turret Peak13,600+4145+ 
7.Mount Sacagawea13,5694136 
8.Jackson Peak13,5174120 
9.Mount Woodrow Wilson13,5024115 
10.Bastion Peak13,4944113 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Northern Wind River Range

Gannett Peak

The summit snowfield of Gannett Peak looks like a cloud in this view from Dinwoody Pass (1992-09).
Mount Warren

Mount Warren dominates this view of the icy grandeur of the Dinwoody Glacier area of the Wind River Range, perhaps the most ruggedly alpine area of the U.S. Rockies (1992-09).
Mount Helen

Mount Helen and its northwest face, from Titcomb Basin (1992-09).
Gooseneck Pinnacle
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The bergschrund (with 2 snow bridges still intact) protecting the final snow climb ascent up the steeper section of glacier next to Gooseneck Pinnacle (on the left) (2015-09-01). Photo by William Musser.
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Talus Mountain
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About an 800 foot scramble for great views to the south of the glaciers but warning, this scramble is through large boulders not small sized talus as one might think (2015-09-03). Photo by William Musser.
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Squaretop Mountain
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Squaretop Mountain in the Wind River Range, Wyoming (1996-08). Photo by James Barlow.
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