Francs Peak, Wyoming

Prominence: 4056 ft, 1236 m

Elevation: 13,153 feet, 4009 meters

True Isolation: 47.23 mi, 76.02 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 13,158 ft / 4011 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)43° 57' 41'' N, 109° 20' 22'' W
43.961296, -109.339384 (Dec Deg)
633226 E 4868914 N, Zone 12 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionPark (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Francs Peak:
     U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet - 48 States (Rank #45)
     Fifty Highest CoHPs in Lower 48 (Rank #39)
     U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet (Rank #52)
     5000 foot gain CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #13)
     USA Lower 48 Range4 High Points (Rank #16)
     Fifty Highest CoHPs (Rank #46)
     Top 10 Prominence Grid for U.S. States (Rank #112)
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 4000 feet of Prominence (Rank #133)
     Top 10 County High Points Grid for U.S. States (Rank #29)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #81)
     5000 foot gain CoHPs (Rank #19)
     Top 10 Isolation Grid for U.S. States (Rank #130)
     100 Highest CoHPs in Lower 48 (Rank #39)
     100 Highest CoHPs (Rank #46)
     Counties with Largest Area (Rank #5)
     Rocky Mountain Range4 High Points (Rank #11)
     USA/Canada Range4 High Points (Rank #25)
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #133)
     High Points of Counties Crossed by the Continental Divide (Rank #23)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #38)
(Peak is on over 20 lists; Not all shown here.)

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 67
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 64)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1983-07-01 by Tom Sewell
     2003-09-05 by Adam Helman
     2005 by Tim Worth
     2011-08-29 by Bob Bolton (GPS Track)
     2012-08-19 by Dennis Poulin (Unsuccessful)
     2013-08-05 by Ken Jones (GPS Track)
     2013-08-05 by Dennis Poulin
     2014-09-03 by Grant Myers
     2016-07-22 by Sam Grant (GPS Track)
     2016-09-03 by Alex Lennon (Unsuccessful)
     2017-08-27 by Dustin Erickson
     2018-08-10 by Dave Pahlas
     2018-09-09 by Dylan Fowler (GPS Track)
     2020-07-15 by Lupe !
     2020-07-18 by Matt Lemke
     2020-07-19 by Josh Super
     2020-08-05 by Eli Boardman
     2020-08-15 by Alex Lennon (GPS Track)
     2020-09-05 by Ben Brownlee (GPS Track)

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Grizzlies are a common sight on Francs Peak in the remote Absaroka mountains. Photo by Ken Jones.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 4056 ft/1236 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 4056 ft/1236 m
  Line Parent: Northwest Peak
  Key Col: 9097 ft/2773 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 47.23 mi/76.02 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 43.323711, -109.681127
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Greater Yellowstone Rockies
Range4: Absaroka Range (Highest Point)
Range5: Southern Absaroka Range (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsBighorn
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Shoshone National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Washakie Wilderness Area (Highest Point)
Topo MapFrancs Peak O43109h3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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On the northeast ridge near peak 12,578. Still a lot of gain to Francs Peak (2016-07-23). Photo by Richard Carey.
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