Route: Laramie Peak (WY)

Location
Wyoming, US
Distance
4.6 mi
Vertical Gain
2651 ft
Description

Laramie Peak is the most prominent, and highest, peak in the Laramie Range.  It served as a visual guide for settlers on the Oregon Trail, due to the fact it can be seen from Nebraska.  It tops out at 10,275 ft elevation with a prominence of 3,312 ft.  The trail is a 4.7 mile route that steadily gains about 2,700 vertical feet to the top.  

https://www.hikingproject.com/trail/7032894/laramie-peak-trail

https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/mbr/recarea/?recid=22644

https://www.wyohistory.org/encyclopedia/laramie-peak-landmark-oregon-trail

There are Strava segments for the ascent and descent.

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Comments

We (Scott and Tiff Sink) will be making an attempt on Saturday, June 13, 2020.

Great time for the Sinks! I got on today to create the route and lo and behold someone beat me to it. Great job you two.