West Big Hole Mountains

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointHomer Youngs Peak (10,621 ft/3237 m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesMontana (53%), Idaho (47%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area973 sq mi / 2,521 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent53 mi / 85 km North-South
33 mi / 53 km East-West
Center Lat/Long45° 21' N; 113° 40' W
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Map of West Big Hole 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 West Big Hole Mountains.
Beaverhead MountainsLevel 5 (Parent)
         West Big Hole MountainsLevel 6
         Big Hole DivideLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Tendoy MountainsLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Italian PeaksLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Garfield PeaksLevel 6 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the West Big Hole Mountains

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Homer Youngs Peak10,6213237West Big Hole Mountains
2.Hirschy Mountain10,4043171West Big Hole Mountains
3.Center Mountain10,3623158West Big Hole Mountains
4.Monument Peak10,3233146West Big Hole Mountains
5.Freeman Peak10,2733131West Big Hole Mountains
6.Peak 1008010,0803072West Big Hole Mountains
7.Copperhead Peak10,060+3066+West Big Hole Mountains
8.Peak 1006010,0603066West Big Hole Mountains
9.Skytop Peak10,0523064West Big Hole Mountains
10.Peak 1004210,0423061West Big Hole 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 West Big Hole Mountains

Homer Youngs Peak
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Homer Youngs Peak rises above Heart Lake (2016-07-19). Photo by Ken Jones.
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Ajax Peak
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Ajax Peak from Ajax Lake (2019-08-03). Photo by Eric Higginbotham.
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