Key Col for Mount Helen

Col Elevation: 12,800- feet, 3901- meters

Key Col for:Mount Helen  (13,620 ft/4151 m)
Key Col Elevation Info:Elevation range: 12,800 - 12,760 ft
    (40-foot contour interval)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)43° 8' 24'' N, 109° 37' 36'' W
43.139886, -109.626798 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 820 ft/250 m
Optimistic: 860 ft/262 m
Average: 840 ft/256 m
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Fremont Peak
Prominence Parent: Fremont Peak
Island Parent: Fremont Peak
Ridgewalk Distance:2.29 mi/3.68 km
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionFremont

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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Greater Yellowstone Rockies
Range4: Wind River Range
Range5: Northern Wind River Range
Ridges/DividesContinental Divide of N.A.
Drainage Basins
Gulf of California
Pacific Ocean

Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Bridger-Teton National Forest/Shoshone National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Fitzpatrick Wilderness Area/Bridger Wilderness Area
Topo MapGannett Peak    O43109b6    1:24,000

Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from Mount Helen to its Key Col and onward to its Line Parent.  This route is the highest possible path that follows ridgecrests from the peak to higher ground. It corresponds to the yellow line on the map above.  Note: This feature is preliminary. There may be errors in the ridgewalk data and/or bugs in the code that give misleading results. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Ridge PointElev-ftProm-ftRidge Name(s)Basins to each sideDist-miCumulative-mi
START: Mount Helen13,620820    
(Ridge Junction)    0.070.07
KEY COL: (Unnamed Col)12,800 Continental Divide of N.A.Green/Bighorn0.860.93
Mount Sacagawea13,569409Continental Divide of N.A.Green/Bighorn0.271.2
(Unnamed Col)13,040 Continental Divide of N.A.Green/Bighorn0.091.29
Mount Sacagawea-South Peak13,0400Continental Divide of N.A.Green/Bighorn0.111.4
(Unnamed Col)13,160 Continental Divide of N.A.Green/Bighorn0.21.6
LINE PARENT: Fremont Peak13,7451184Continental Divide of N.A.Green/Bighorn0.692.29
PROM PARENT: Fremont Peak13,7451184    
ISLAND PARENT: Fremont Peak13,7451184    

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