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jimmyjay - May 31, 2007 10:50 pm - Hasn't voted

overview; naming

Good stuff.

Here's the skinny on the name.
Ferdinand Hayden gave the name "Pilot Peak" referring to the leader ("pilot") of mining expeditions. Index was originally named "Dog Turd" (it look like it from the right angle) but they renamed it "Index Finger" (which it also looks like from the Cooke City angle). Come mapping time, the name "Index" was applied.

Hayden's 6th Report, 1873
The Yellowstone Story; Aubrey Haines
Select Peaks; Turiano


Alpinist - Mar 17, 2009 10:49 am - Voted 10/10

Signature photo missing

The signature photo for this page has been deleted. You should choose another one... Cheers.


b. - Mar 18, 2009 1:36 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Signature photo missing

Fixed! Thanks!

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