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Electric Peak

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Topo map  USGS Electric Peak
Elevation  3,343 m
Prominence  1,033 m
Parent range  Gallatin Range
Easiest route  Hike
First ascent  1872
Mountain range  Gallatin Range
Electric Peak wwwsummitpostorgimagesoriginal70787JPG
Similar  Sepulcher Mountain, Bunsen Peak, Mount Washburn, Mount Everts, Mount Holmes

Electric Peak is the tallest mountain in the Gallatin Range of southern Montana, close to the Wyoming border and rises to an altitude of 10,969 feet (3,343 m). The peak has some of the greatest physical relief in Yellowstone National Park, rising 3,389 ft (1,033 m) above its base.

Map of Electric Peak, Montana 59030, USA

Electric Peak was named during the first ascent in 1872 by the United States Geological Survey. Members of the Hayden Survey led by Henry Gannett experienced electrical discharges from their hands and hair after a lightning event on the summit.

References

Electric Peak Wikipedia


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