Mount Wister facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMount Wister
|Elevation||11,495 ft (3,504 m) NAVD 88|
|Prominence||690 ft (210 m)|
|Location||Grand Teton National Park, Teton County, Wyoming, U.S.|
|Parent range||Teton Range|
|Topo map||USGS Grand Teton|
|First ascent||1928 by Phil Smith|
Mount Wister (11,495 ft or 3,504 m) is located in the Teton Range, Grand Teton National Park, in the U.S. state of Wyoming. The peak is located 5 miles (8.0 km) west of Taggart Lake and to the south of Avalanche Canyon.
The mountain is named after famed author Owen Wister, an early visitor to the area. Mount Wister was first climbed by Phil Smith in 1928.
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