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Medicine Bow Peak (Snowy Range)  Wyoming   #21279
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / US Rockies / Colorado Rockies

Height: 3662 m <- 12013 feet
Prominence?: 988 m above Mountain Home Pass
Line Parent?: North Rawah Peak (81.5 km away, at bearing 159 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Lincoln (224.0 km away)

Location:   41.36022,-106.31768     41:21:37, -106:19:04   13T 389785 4579584 (61 km W of Laramie).   AreaCode: EK16/DD61
Medicine Bow Peak
This peak is #10 in Prominence List for Wyoming .Disaster struck the mountain in 1955 when United Airlines Flight 409 crashed into the side of the mountain leaving no survivors. Engines and other debris of the plane are still present at the base of the cliff. In August 2001, in memory of the crash and its victims, a memorial stone and plaque were placed near the crash site which is known as "Disaster Wall".

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8 Medicine Bow Peak Kevin Altheim
7 View Southwest from Medicine Bow Peak Kevin Altheim