Castle Mountain, Montana

Prominence: 2652 ft, 808 m

Elevation: 12,612 feet, 3844 meters

True Isolation: 9.73 mi, 15.66 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 12,617 ft / 3846 m
SubpeaksCastle Mountain - Northwest Peak (12,604 ft/3842 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)45° 5' 55'' N, 109° 37' 50'' W
45.098697, -109.630643 (Dec Deg)
607741 E 4994827 N, Zone 12 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionCarbon (Highest Point)

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     Castle Mountain at Summits on the Air (Amateur Radio) Trip Report for Carbon, MT by Bob Packard Trip Report for Carbon, MT by Tim Worth Trip Report for Carbon, MT by Adam Helman

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Lists that contain Castle Mountain:
     Top 10 County High Points Grid for U.S. States (Rank #41)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #182)
     Top 10 Elevation Grid for U.S. States (Rank #71)
     CoHP High Five List (Rank #36)
     100 Highest CoHPs in Lower 48 (Rank #54)
     100 Highest CoHPs (Rank #61)
     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #61)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #68)
     Peakbagging Montana List of 53 Peaks (Rank #3)
     Montana County High Points (Rank #3)
     Montana Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #74)
     Select Peaks of Greater Yellowstone (Rank #16)
     Montana 11,000-foot Peaks (Rank #4)
     Montana Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #74)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Select Peaks of Greater Yellowstone (Turiano)
       Peakbagging Montana (Jones)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 42
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 35)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2006-08-21 by Adam Helman
     2013-06-16 by Matt Lemke
     2016-08-12 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2018-08-04 by Dylan Fowler (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2020-08-08 by Lupe ! (Unsuccessful)
     2020-08-10 by Mitch Mitchell (Unsuccessful)
     2021-08-26 by Douglas Harris (GPS Track)

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Castle Mountain from Sundance Mountain - August 2004. Photo from, courtesy of Jason Maehl.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2652 ft/808 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2692 ft/820 m
  Key Col: Fossil Lake    9960 ft/3036 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 9.73 mi/15.66 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 45.1633, -109.8075
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Granite Peak  (WNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Greater Yellowstone Rockies
Range4: Absaroka Range
Range5: Beartooth Mountains
Drainage BasinsYellowstone
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Custer National Forest/Gallatin National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness Area
Topo MapCastle Mountain O45109a6 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Ascending Castle over Omega Pass (2016-06-26). Photo by Jeff McGowan.
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Castle Mountain looks like its namesake as it rises above a flowery meadow in the upper basin of the West Fork of Rock Creek (2016-08-12).
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