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Montana Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence

Showing Eric Higginbotham's most recent ascent dates for climbed peaks (10 out of 143, or 6.99%)

RankPeak Prom-M  Elev-M Range (Level 3)Isol-KmAscentsAscent Date
1.Crazy Peak17403417Central Montana Rocky Mountains71.879 
2.McDonald Peak17192993Central Montana Rocky Mountains127.849 
3.Snowshoe Peak16512663Central Montana Rocky Mountains129.061 
4.Mount Cleveland15933190Central Montana Rocky Mountains158.074 
5.Granite Peak14513901Greater Yellowstone Rockies138.5271 
6.Northwest Peak13482348Columbia Mountains38.834 
7.Table Mountain13483116Central Montana Rocky Mountains30.8452014-07-20
8.Kintla Peak13413079Central Montana Rocky Mountains23.726 
9.Mount Stimson13363091Central Montana Rocky Mountains48.335 
10.Big Pryor Mountain13062678Greater Yellowstone Rockies41.726 
11.Bearpaw Baldy12882108Great Plains101.022 
12.Mount Edith12442890Central Montana Rocky Mountains59.5622014-06-29
13.Baldy Mountain12392275Central Montana Rocky Mountains44.636 
14.Hilgard Peak12383449Greater Yellowstone Rockies123.023 
15.Greathouse Peak12382646Central Montana Rocky Mountains89.926 
16.Holland Peak12182852Central Montana Rocky Mountains30.128 
16.Ch-paa-qn Peak12182437Central Montana Rocky Mountains30.964 
18.West Goat Peak12053290Central Montana Rocky Mountains62.9312014-09-01
19.Sacagawea Peak11982941Central Montana Rocky Mountains46.892 
20.Hollowtop Mountain11843232Central Montana Rocky Mountains54.834 
21.Crow Peak11602869Central Montana Rocky Mountains53.0442015-06-20
22.Red Mountain11592868Central Montana Rocky Mountains84.3372016-07-23
23.Tweedy Mountain11563400Central Montana Rocky Mountains120.7302015-08-01
24.Sunset Peak11403225Central Montana Rocky Mountains50.314 
25.McLeod Peak11402627Central Montana Rocky Mountains21.515 
26.Robinson Mountain11382298Columbia Mountains32.612 
27.Mount Powell11363099Central Montana Rocky Mountains30.3332015-07-19
28.Mount Headley11332264Central Montana Rocky Mountains31.418 
29.South Sheep Mountain11173233Greater Yellowstone Rockies16.512 
30.Rainbow Peak11083015Central Montana Rocky Mountains9.010 
31.West Butte11072128Great Plains130.228 
32.Trapper Peak10883096Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains65.61012008-08-09
33.Big Baldy Mountain10842797Central Montana Rocky Mountains73.639 
34.Mount Jackson10383064Central Montana Rocky Mountains12.735 
35.Electric Peak10333343Greater Yellowstone Rockies48.531 
36.Saint Joseph Peak10322922Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains66.79 
37.Mount Jefferson10253110Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains18.035 
38.Highwood Baldy10032338Central Montana Rocky Mountains35.428 
39.Garfield Mountain10003341Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains24.111 
40.Rocky Mountain9852863Central Montana Rocky Mountains77.4382017-07-29
41.Mount Brown9752121Great Plains29.523 
42.Gallatin Peak9743357Greater Yellowstone Rockies12.019 
43.Black Butte9703213Central Montana Rocky Mountains21.318 
44.Homer Youngs Peak9703237Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains57.215 
45.O'Brien Mountain9552064Columbia Mountains15.116 
46.Mount Siyeh9473052Central Montana Rocky Mountains15.273 
47.McGuire Mountain9362131Central Montana Rocky Mountains24.017 
48.Heavens Peak9352739Central Montana Rocky Mountains10.615 
49.Nasukoin Mountain9282465Central Montana Rocky Mountains29.324 
50.Scapegoat Mountain9272805Central Montana Rocky Mountains22.35 
51.Mount Phillips9192894Central Montana Rocky Mountains7.310 
52.Calx Mountain8871996Central Montana Rocky Mountains14.710 
53.Mount Merritt8853049Central Montana Rocky Mountains6.722 
54.Running Rabbit Mountain8782341Central Montana Rocky Mountains7.918 
55.Petty Mountain8782216Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains23.410 
56.Rising Wolf Mountain8762900Central Montana Rocky Mountains14.234 
57.Mount Wood8723859Greater Yellowstone Rockies12.018 
58.Bull Mountain8682624Central Montana Rocky Mountains21.111 
59.Tumble Mountain8673449Greater Yellowstone Rockies12.84 
60.Long Knife Peak8652982Central Montana Rocky Mountains5.82 
61.Thompson Peak8602274Central Montana Rocky Mountains15.210 
61.Blacktail Mountain8602060Central Montana Rocky Mountains34.931 
63.The Guardhouse8462846Central Montana Rocky Mountains5.02 
64.Big Hole Peak8462122Central Montana Rocky Mountains11.19 
65.Apgar Mountains High Point8452027Central Montana Rocky Mountains11.09 
66.Elk Peak8442611Central Montana Rocky Mountains32.012 
67.Meadow Peak8382045Central Montana Rocky Mountains17.018 
68.Longfellow Peak8362714Central Montana Rocky Mountains7.310 
69.Brush Mountain8311782Central Montana Rocky Mountains15.48 
70.Lone Mountain8303402Greater Yellowstone Rockies26.864 
71.Antoine Butte8141743Great Plains72.420 
72.Fan Mountain8133142Greater Yellowstone Rockies5.63 
73.Mount Fleecer8122876Central Montana Rocky Mountains21.0142016-06-19
74.Castle Mountain8083844Greater Yellowstone Rockies15.721 
74.Mount Cowen8083417Greater Yellowstone Rockies28.510 
76.Cherry Peak8052241Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains28.714 
77.Deemer Peak7961906Central Montana Rocky Mountains13.716 
78.Emigrant Peak7953329Greater Yellowstone Rockies22.230 
79.Beartooth Mountain7902070Central Montana Rocky Mountains10.76 
80.Berray Mountain7851883Central Montana Rocky Mountains7.413 
81.Butte Cabin Ridge7772581Central Montana Rocky Mountains20.45 
82.Black Mountain7712539Central Montana Rocky Mountains39.519 
83.Elk Mountain Northeast7682024Central Montana Rocky Mountains28.714 
84.Great Northern Mountain7642653Central Montana Rocky Mountains17.846 
85.Allen Peak7592054Central Montana Rocky Mountains15.26 
86.Peak 82827572524Central Montana Rocky Mountains10.18 
87.Lake Mountain7562548Central Montana Rocky Mountains5.111 
88.Tuchuck Mountain7532363Central Montana Rocky Mountains10.46 
89.Mount Saint Nicholas7492858Central Montana Rocky Mountains9.79 
89.Teakettle Mountain7491809Central Montana Rocky Mountains3.63 
91.Ptarmigan Benchmark7452768Central Montana Rocky Mountains16.06 
92.Whites Mountain7442793Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains7.04 
93.Spotted Bear Mountain7422218Central Montana Rocky Mountains7.35 
94.Ruby Benchmark7412862Central Montana Rocky Mountains24.74 
95.Haystack Mountain7372688Central Montana Rocky Mountains35.424 
96.Steamboat Mountain7332611Central Montana Rocky Mountains10.45 
97.Jack Mountain7292668Central Montana Rocky Mountains22.018 
98.Old Baldy Mountain7292289Central Montana Rocky Mountains23.017 
99.Boulder Peak7272988Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains5.66 
100.Canyon Peak7182790Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains19.61 
101.Gold Butte7111985Great Plains14.15 
102.Half Dome Crag7102466Central Montana Rocky Mountains7.05 
102.Kenelty Mountain7101808Central Montana Rocky Mountains11.212 
104.McCartney Mountain7082549Central Montana Rocky Mountains14.77 
105.Baldy Mountain7073011Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains28.55 
106.Demers Ridge7061900Central Montana Rocky Mountains5.411 
107.Gunsight Mountain7052822Central Montana Rocky Mountains3.126 
108.Red Plume Mountain7032422Central Montana Rocky Mountains10.13 
109.Sawtooth Ridge7012493Central Montana Rocky Mountains10.62 
110.Swan Peak6982831Central Montana Rocky Mountains21.09 
111.Roderick Mountain6962025Columbia Mountains16.69 
112.Sonyok Mountain6951719Central Montana Rocky Mountains12.719 
113.Vulture Peak6942938Central Montana Rocky Mountains7.07 
114.Forster Mountain6932399Central Montana Rocky Mountains10.34 
115.Irvine Peak6881707Central Montana Rocky Mountains22.614 
116.Sliderock Mountain6823182Central Montana Rocky Mountains7.64 
116.Stark Mountain6822241Central Montana Rocky Mountains15.918 
118.Bloody Dick Peak6762992Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains20.313 
118.Goat Mountain6762497Central Montana Rocky Mountains8.82 
120.Chapman Peak6722867Central Montana Rocky Mountains8.56 
121.Mount Rockwell6682826Central Montana Rocky Mountains6.319 
122.Three Sisters6642713Central Montana Rocky Mountains21.42 
122.Belton Hills6641932Central Montana Rocky Mountains5.47 
124.Citadel Mountain6552752Central Montana Rocky Mountains3.610 
125.Una Mountain6522615Central Montana Rocky Mountains8.03 
126.Mount Wilbur6512841Central Montana Rocky Mountains6.122 
127.Piquett Mountain6432692Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains15.78 
128.Mount Field6382618Central Montana Rocky Mountains12.45 
129.Blacktail Mountain6332889Central Montana Rocky Mountains33.46 
130.Sphinx Mountain6333315Greater Yellowstone Rockies13.028 
130.Mount Baptiste6332559Central Montana Rocky Mountains23.67 
132.Sage Peak6263247Greater Yellowstone Rockies14.57 
133.Mount Tom6251783Columbia Mountains3.69 
134.Mount Cecelia6221872Central Montana Rocky Mountains16.65 
135.Mount Evans6223243Central Montana Rocky Mountains18.69 
136.Blue Mountain6221841Columbia Mountains6.618 
137.Desert Mountain6211962Central Montana Rocky Mountains3.225 
138.Yaak Mountain6201522Columbia Mountains4.68 
139.Mount Calowahcan6162762Central Montana Rocky Mountains8.16 
140.Mount Chisholm6153149Greater Yellowstone Rockies22.99 
141.Sheep Mountain6112331Central Montana Rocky Mountains10.724 
142.Silvertip Mountain6102707Central Montana Rocky Mountains12.75 
143.Olson Peak6102707Central Montana Rocky Mountains10.51 
 Canyon Mountain6092450Greater Yellowstone Rockies12.90 
 Patricks Knob6092084Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains15.514 
 Saint Mary Peak6072850Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains9.844 
 Stryker Peak6032237Central Montana Rocky Mountains9.53 
 Richards Mountain South6031858Central Montana Rocky Mountains9.95 
 Lookout Tower5991867Central Montana Rocky Mountains9.211 
 Red Benchmark5982317Central Montana Rocky Mountains3.92 
 Mount Gould5952912Central Montana Rocky Mountains4.933 
 Red Mountain5902858Central Montana Rocky Mountains4.411 

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List Description


  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 2000 by Edward Earl and Andy Martin.
  • List generation helped by Edward Earl's WinProm program.
  • Post made to the Yahoo Prominence Group online forum by Jerry Brekhus, October, 2002.
  • Prominence values in this list may not agree 100% with sources, due to different interpretations of key col spot elevations and out-dated peak elevations in the PBC Database.

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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