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Montana County High Points

Showing Eric Higginbotham's most recent ascent dates for climbed peaks (11 out of 56, or 19.64%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft
AscentsAscent Date
1.ParkGranite Peak12,799Absaroka Range4799270 
2.StillwaterMount Wood12,660Absaroka Range290018 
3.CarbonCastle Mountain12,612Absaroka Range269221 
4.MadisonHilgard Peak11,316Teton Range-Yellowstone Area406323 
5.Sweet GrassMount Douglas11,282Absaroka Range16829 
6.BeaverheadTweedy Mountain11,154West Central Montana Ranges3834302015-08-01
7.Deer LodgeWest Goat Peak10,793West Central Montana Ranges3993312014-09-01
8.GallatinWilson Peak10,705Teton Range-Yellowstone Area90519 
9.GlacierMount Cleveland10,466Glacier National Park Ranges526674 
10.GraniteWarren Peak10,463West Central Montana Ranges1463192016-08-13
11.Silver BowTable Mountain10,223West Central Montana Ranges4422452014-07-20
12.PowellMount Powell10,168West Central Montana Ranges3768332015-07-19
13.RavalliTrapper Peak10,157Bitterroot Range35701012008-08-09
14.FlatheadMount Stimson10,142Glacier National Park Ranges442235 
15.LakeMcDonald Peak9820Northwest Montana Ranges566049 
16.BroadwaterMount Edith9520Central Montana Ranges4140622014-06-29
16.MeagherMount Edith9520Central Montana Ranges4140622014-06-29
18.JeffersonCrow Peak9414West Central Montana Ranges3805442015-06-20
19.Lewis and ClarkRed Mountain9411Bob Marshall Ranges3801372016-07-23
20.TetonRocky Mountain9392Bob Marshall Ranges3272382017-07-29
21.MissoulaLowary Peak9369Northwest Montana Ranges68911 
22.Big HornBig Horn County High Point9257Bighorn Mountains45733 
23.Judith BasinBig Baldy Mountain9177Central Montana Ranges357739 
24.WheatlandCinnamon Peak South8772Central Montana Ranges3326 
25.LincolnSnowshoe Peak8738Northwest Montana Ranges545861 
25.SandersSnowshoe Peak8738Northwest Montana Ranges545861 
27.FergusGreathouse Peak8681Central Montana Ranges408126 
 Fergus or Old Baldy8720Central Montana Ranges144019 
28.Golden ValleyOld Baldy-South Slope8680Central Montana Ranges8019 
29.CascadeLong Mountain8621Central Montana Ranges82113 
30.PonderaPondera County High Point8480Bob Marshall Ranges10406 
31.MineralQuartz Benchmark7770Bitterroot Range193013 
32.ChouteauHighwood Baldy7670Central Montana Ranges331028 
33.TooleWest Butte6983Canadian Great Plains364328 
34.LibertyMount Brown6958Canadian Great Plains320823 
35.HillBearpaw Baldy6916Canadian Great Plains423122 
36.BlaineEast Bearpaw Mountains High Point6000Canadian Great Plains14806 
37.PhillipsAntoine Butte5760Canadian Great Plains272020 
38.YellowstoneStratford Hill4971Bighorn Mountains53139 
39.MusselshellMusselshell County High Point4905Central Montana Ranges514 
40.RosebudRosebud County High Point4807Northern US Great Plains10075 
41.CarterW Butte4450Northern US Great Plains53027 
42.Powder RiverPowder River County High Point4440Northern US Great Plains26020 
43.TreasureTreasure County High Point4280Northern US Great Plains2807 
44.PetroleumPike Creek Hills4032Central Montana Ranges27211 
45.CusterCuster County High Point3800Northern US Great Plains18010 
46.GarfieldGarfield County High Point3680Northern US Great Plains5956 
47.FallonFallon County High Point3640Northern US Great Plains2409 
48.PrairieBig Sheep Mountain3620Northern US Great Plains5209 
49.DawsonMount Antelope East3474Northern US Great Plains3146 
50.McConeMcCone County High Point3460Northern US Great Plains1807 
51.WibauxWibaux County High Point3380Northern US Great Plains16012 
52.ValleyOpheim Hills High Point3305Canadian Great Plains3676 
 Valley or Coal Mine Hill3302Canadian Great Plains426 
53.DanielsDaniels County High Point3132Canadian Great Plains010 
54.RichlandRichland County High Point2960Northern US Great Plains406 
55.RooseveltRoosevelt County High Point2910Canadian Great Plains286 
56.SheridanSheridan County High Point2771Canadian Great Plains2467 

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List Description

This is one of the more difficult state county high point lists to complete. As of 2016, only three people (Bob Packard, Adam Helman, and Jim Perkins) have summitted all of these peaks. Mounts Stimson and Cleveland in Glacier National Park are two of the hardest, but many others offer serious alpine challenge.


  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1993 by Andy Martin, reviewed by David Olson.
  • Personal research added most of the peak information on the individual peak pages.


     Montana County High Points

Selected Guidebook(s) for this List

       Climber's Guide to Montana (Caffrey)
       Peakbagging Montana (Jones)

Caution: These books feature many of the peaks on this list, but may not have information on all of them.


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