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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)
389793 E 4579598 N, Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWyoming
County/Second Level RegionAlbany (Highest Point)
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     Medicine Bow Peak at SummitPost.org
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     Weather for Medicine Bow Peak at Mountain-Forecast.com
     Medicine Bow Peak at Summits on the Air (Amateur Radio)
     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:
     Top 10 Prominence Grid for U.S. States (Rank #141)
     Top 10 County High Points Grid for U.S. States (Rank #52)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #136)
     Top 10 Isolation Grid for U.S. States (Rank #145)
     100 Highest CoHPs in Lower 48 (Rank #68)
     100 Highest CoHPs (Rank #76)
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #306)
     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #77)
     Western USA Peaks with 25 miles of Isolation (Rank #125)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #85)
     Wyoming County High Points (Rank #8)
     Wyoming Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation (Rank #9)
     Wyoming Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #10)
     Wyoming Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #10)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 253
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 235)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1987-09-19 by Joseph Hirniak
     1991-06-02 by James Morehouse
     1994-08-05 by Greg Slayden
     1996-07 by William Musser
     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)
     2012-08-18 by Dan Quinlan (GPS Track)
     2015-08-22 by Rob Anthony
     2015-08-29 by Josh Luzania
     2016-07-10 by Gustav Sexauer
     2016-08-06 by Alicia C
     2017-07-28 by Walter Blume (GPS Track)
     2017-08-23 by Sam Grant (GPS Track)
     2017-08-27 by Jeff Heidel (GPS Track)
     2017-08-27 by Heidi Gurov
     2018-06-23 by Stan Barlow (GPS Track)
     2018-06-26 by Heidi Gurov
     2019-07-06 by Daniel Coulter
     2019-08-09 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2019-09-01 by Diana DiMarco
     2020-05-30 by Josh Super
     2020-07-18 by Heidi Gurov
     2020-07-30 by Hokie Hillbilly
     2020-08-22 by Audun Holland-Goon (GPS Track)
     2020-09-13 by Heidi Gurov
     2021-07-21 by Arthur Marciasini (GPS Track)
     2021-07-21 by Brett Marciasini (GPS Track)
     2021-07-25 by Zackary Michek (GPS Track)
     2021-07-29 by Jacob Dixon (GPS Track)
     2021-08-09 by Rian Laub (GPS Track)
     2021-08-15 by Heidi Gurov
     2022-07-10 by PJ Anderer
     2022-07-17 by Lee Newton (GPS Track)
     2022-08-04 by Brandon Judd
     2022-08-12 by Valerie Norton (GPS Track)
     2022-10-09 by Luke Williamson

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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: Peak 12364
  Key Col: 8780 ft/2676 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 40.61 mi/65.36 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 40.832839, -106.662494
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Zirkel  (SSW)
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
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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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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Jim Jackson atop Medicine Bow Peak Wyoming (2013-08-22). Photo by Jim Jackson.
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Medicine Bow from Browns Peak (2018-07-31). Photo by Grant Myers.
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Outstanding views the entire way on Medicine Bow Peak! (2019-08-20).
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Medicine Bow Peak is the point in Wyoming farthest from the center of the Earth (2020-07-30). Photo by Hokie Hillbilly.
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