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Pilot Peak
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Pilot Peak (left)
Highest point
Elevation 11,522 feet (3,512 m)
Geography
Pilot Peak is located in Wyoming
Pilot Peak
Pilot Peak
Location in Wyoming
Parent range Absaroka Range

Pilot Peak, el. 11,522 feet (3,512 m), is a prominent mountain peak in the Absaroka Range in Park County, Wyoming. The peak is visible from US Route 212, the Beartooth Highway just east of the Northeast Entrance Station to Yellowstone National Park. Index Peak rises just north of Pilot Peak.

Pilot Peak is composed of crumbly rock and rarely climbed. Its first documented ascent was in 1932 by Robert McKenzie and Hollis Mees.

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