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Wyoming's 25-Mile Isolation Peaks

 

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Location: Wyoming, United States, North America

Object Title: Wyoming's 25-Mile Isolation Peaks

 

Page By: Clubbox42

Created/Edited: Jun 10, 2016 / Oct 29, 2016

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What is the 25-Mile Isolation List?

Just as 2000' is an important prominence threshold and 14000' an important elevation threshold, 25 miles is the magic number that gives a peak a spot on an isolation list. This page contains those peaks with 25 miles of isolation which are in the U.S. State of Wyoming. But what is isolation anyway? Isolation is how far a peak is from the nearest higher one. Understandably, isolated peaks are often also high in elevation, are very topographically prominent, or, in some cases, both. Wyoming is something of an exception as, although the state's highest and most prominent peak is also its most isolated, many of the peaks on this list are not on the Wyoming 2KPs page, and some aren't even on the Wyoming 1KPs page, and several peaks are under 9000' in elevation with one, even, under 6000'.

Contained below is a table containing the peak's name--which has a hyperlink to the peak page--as well as its isolation, elevation, and topographical prominence. So, without further ado, the Wyoming
isolation list.

The Wyoming 25-Mile Isolation List

Data taken from the Peakbagger page, the Wyoming 2KPs page, and the Wyoming 1KPs page. Peaks without links have no SP page.

WY Rank Peak Name Isol. (Mi.) Elev. (Ft.) Prom. (Ft.)
1 Gannett Peak 290.4 13,804 7,076
2 Cloud Peak 145 13,167 7,077
3Grand Teton 69.4 13,770 6,550
4 Laramie Peak 67.4 10,272 3,310
5 Ferris Mountain 55.3 10,037 3,282
6 Wyoming Peak 50.8 11,378 3,558
7 Francs Peak 47.2 13,153 4,056
8 Mine BM 44.5 9,121 1,741
9 Medicine Bow Peak 40.6 12,013 3,243
10 Goshen CoHP 39.2 6,120 950
11 Steamboat Mountain 37.7 8,683 1,273
12 Wind River Peak 35.1 13,192 2,572
13 Shirley Mountains HP 33.4 9,151 1,956
14 Garfield Peak 33.3 8,244 1,514
15 Pine Ridge 33.3 6,315 705
16 Mile High Hill 29.7 5,280 380
17 Trout Peak 28.4 12,244 3,704
18 Copper Mountain 27.4 8,310 2,020

Additions & Corrections

If there are any errors--which there may well be, as I have never lived in Wyoming--feel free to contact me.

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