Gannett Peak stand along the central Rocky Mountains that largely occupy the state of Wyoming. It stands at the heart of the Wyoming wilderness, and is the highest peak in the Wind River Range, which measures 4,210 meters above sea level. Its slopes slide down into both the Bridger-Teton National Forest and the Shoshone National Forest, two beautiful parks that protect lush vegetation and wonderful, colourful wildlife.
Best time to visit
Visit between the months of April and September for ideal mountain climbing conditions
What's the weather like?
The state of Wyoming, being highly elevated, receives a cool climate, which becomes cooler the closer you get to the summit of Gannett Peak
Rising to the highest point in the US state of Wyoming, Gannett Peak measures 4,210 meters above sea level. The peak connects to the Wind River Range, which is part of the great Rocky Mountains. Gannet Peak is protected within the Bridger-Teton National Forest that stretches from Yellowstone National Park to the Wind River Range. The peak is named after the geographer Henry Gannett, who was instrumental to mapmaking in the US
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