Pompeys Pillar, Montana

Prominence: 120 ft, 36 m

Elevation: 3000+ feet, 914+ meters

True Isolation: 0.38 mi, 0.61 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 3000 - 3010 ft
    (10-foot closed contour)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)45° 59' 43'' N, 108° 0' 20'' W
45.995167, -108.005442 (Dec Deg)
731892 E 5097871 N, Zone 12 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionYellowstone

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 15
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Selected Trip Reports:
     2021-08-13 by Coby King (GPS Track)

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The National Park Service does not allow visitors to climb to the top of Pompey's Pillar.

The highest legally accessible spot at Pompeys Pillar National Monument is at end of the walkway near actual highpoint on rock outcrop, at an elevation of about 2980 feet.

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Pompeys Pillar from VC (2021-08-13). Photo by Dave Covill.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 120 ft/36 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 140 ft/42 m
  Key Col: 2880 ft/878 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.38 mi/0.61 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 46, -108.0017
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Peak 3297  (NNE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Greater Yellowstone Rockies
Range4: Bighorn Mountains
Range5: Pryor Mountains
Drainage BasinsYellowstone
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Pompeys Pillar National Monument (Highest Point)
Topo MapNibbe O45108h1 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by Dave Covill.
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Other Photos

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Pompeys Pillar - high ground beyond fence, about 1-2' higher, ~30' away (2021-08-13). Photo by Dave Covill.
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