Beartooth Mountains

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointGranite Peak (12,799 ft/3901 m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesMontana (88%), Wyoming (12%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area1,841 sq mi / 4,769 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent54 mi / 87 km North-South
55 mi / 88 km East-West
Center Lat/Long45° 15' N; 109° 28' W
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Map of Beartooth Mountains
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Beartooth Mountains.
Absaroka RangeLevel 4 (Parent)
         Northern Absaroka RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Beartooth MountainsLevel 5
                 Granite RangeLevel 6 (Child)
         Central Absaroka RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Southern Absaroka RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Washakie RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Owl Creek MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Beartooth Mountains

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Granite Peak12,7993901 
2.Mount Wood12,6603859Granite Range
3.Castle Mountain12,6123844 
4.Whitetail Peak12,5513826 
5.Silver Run Peak12,5423823 
6.Castle Rock Spire12,5403822 
7.Tempest Mountain12,4693801 
8.Mount Peal12,4093782 
9.Castle Rock Mountain12,4013780 
10.Beartooth Mountain12,3513765 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Mount Wood12,6603859Granite Range

Photos of Peaks in the Beartooth Mountains

Granite Peak

Granite Peak under ominous leaden clouds, from the slope of Froze-to-Death plateau (1991-08-26).
Mount Wood
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Stream crossings are a part of mountain climbing--this one is on the approach to Mount Wood, Montana (2012-08-06).
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Castle Mountain
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Castle Mountain from Sundance Mountain - August 2004. Photo from, courtesy of Jason Maehl.
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Lonesome Mountain
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This photo of Lupe near Lonesome Mountain in the Beartooths in Montana was taken from the N on 7-12-13. It wasn't until 8-3-14 that Lupe returned to climb to the summit from the other side of the mountain (2013-07-12). Photo by Lupe Lunde.
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