Symmetry Spire facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsSymmetry Spire
Symmetry Spire at center right and Storm Point center left
|Elevation||10,565–10,645 ft (3,220–3,245 m)|
|Location||Grand Teton National Park, Teton County, Wyoming, U.S.|
|Parent range||Teton Range|
|Topo map||USGS Mount Moran|
|First ascent||Fryxell/Smith 1929|
|Easiest route||Scramble/Technical class 4 to 5.8|
Symmetry Spire (10,565–10,645 feet (3,220–3,245 m)) is located in the Teton Range, Grand Teton National Park in the U.S. state of Wyoming. The mountain, first climbed via the east ridge route on August 20, 1929 by Fritiof Fryxell and Phil Smith, towers above the northwest shore of Jenny Lake and Cascade Canyon. The scenic Lake of the Crags, a cirque lake or tarn, is located northwest of the summit and is accessed by way of Hanging Canyon. Popular with mountaineers, the spire has numerous challenging cliffs.
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