Buckhorn Mountains

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointNorthwest Peak (7705 ft/2348 m)
CountriesUnited States (174%), Canada (26%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesMontana (62%), Idaho (25%), British Columbia (13%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area533 sq mi / 1,380 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent37 mi / 60 km North-South
26 mi / 42 km East-West
Center Lat/Long48° 49' N; 115° 54' W
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Map of Buckhorn Mountains
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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 Buckhorn Mountains.
United States Purcell MountainsLevel 5 (Parent)
         Main Idaho Purcell MountainsLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Buckhorn MountainsLevel 6
         Main Montana Pucell MountainsLevel 6 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Buckhorn Mountains

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Northwest Peak77052348Buckhorn Mountains
2.Rock Candy Mountain72042196Buckhorn Mountains
3.Canuck Peak69342113Buckhorn Mountains
4.Reno Mountain67792066Buckhorn Mountains
5.Line Point66732034Buckhorn Mountains
6.Goat Mountain66412024Buckhorn Mountains
7.American Mountain65912009Buckhorn Mountains
8.Cross Mountain65892008Buckhorn Mountains
9.Keno Mountain65421994Buckhorn Mountains
10.Newton Mountain65381993Buckhorn Mountains
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Buckhorn Mountains

Northwest Peak
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Lookout cabin on the talus of Northwest Peak (2016-08-16).
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