24 September 2011

Pilot Peak: a classic horn

Posted by Callan Bentley

Along the Beartooth Highway, east of Cooke City, Montana, you will see this striking mountain:

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That’s Pilot Peak. It’s a horn in Wyoming. My Rockies students get really jazzed when they see it.

Glaciers carved away the rest of the mountain, leaving only this pyramidal spire. Awesome.