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Montana County High Points

Showing Bob Packard's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (56 out of 56, or 100%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft
Ascent Date
1.ParkGranite Peak12,799Absaroka Range47991983-08 a2
2.StillwaterMount Wood12,660Absaroka Range29001997-09 a5
3.CarbonCastle Mountain12,612Absaroka Range26921997-09 a4
4.MadisonHilgard Peak11,316Teton Range-Yellowstone Area40632001-08-30
5.Sweet GrassMount Douglas11,282Absaroka Range16821984-08 a1
6.BeaverheadTweedy Mountain11,154West Central Montana Ranges38341997-09 c7
7.Deer LodgeWest Goat Peak10,793West Central Montana Ranges39932002-07-19
8.GallatinWilson Peak10,705Teton Range-Yellowstone Area9051997-09 b8
9.GlacierMount Cleveland10,466Glacier National Park Ranges52662003-08-11
10.GraniteWarren Peak10,463West Central Montana Ranges14632002-07-21
11.Silver BowTable Mountain10,223West Central Montana Ranges44221997-09 c4
12.PowellMount Powell10,168West Central Montana Ranges37682001-08-26
13.RavalliTrapper Peak10,157Bitterroot Range35702001-08-21
14.FlatheadMount Stimson10,142Glacier National Park Ranges44222004-08-04
15.LakeMcDonald Peak9820Northwest Montana Ranges56602002-10-13
16.BroadwaterMount Edith9520Central Montana Ranges41401997-09 b7
16.MeagherMount Edith9520Central Montana Ranges41401997-09 b7
18.JeffersonCrow Peak9414West Central Montana Ranges38051997-09 c1
19.Lewis and ClarkRed Mountain9411Bob Marshall Ranges38012001-08-25
20.TetonRocky Mountain9392Bob Marshall Ranges32722002-07-25
21.MissoulaLowary Peak9369Northwest Montana Ranges6892002-07-30
22.Big HornBig Horn County High Point9257Bighorn Mountains4572001-09-05
23.Judith BasinBig Baldy Mountain9177Central Montana Ranges35771997-09 b2
24.WheatlandCinnamon Peak South8772Central Montana Ranges3322001-08-27
25.LincolnSnowshoe Peak8738Northwest Montana Ranges54582000-08-16
25.SandersSnowshoe Peak8738Northwest Montana Ranges54582000-08-16
27.FergusGreathouse Peak8681Central Montana Ranges40811997-09 b4
 Fergus or Old Baldy8720Central Montana Ranges14401997-09 b5
28.Golden ValleyOld Baldy-South Slope8680Central Montana Ranges801997-09 b6
29.CascadeLong Mountain8621Central Montana Ranges8211997-09 b1
30.PonderaPondera County High Point8480Bob Marshall Ranges10402002-07-26
31.MineralQuartz Benchmark7770Bitterroot Range19302001-08-24
32.ChouteauHighwood Baldy7670Central Montana Ranges33101997-09 a6
33.TooleWest Butte6983Canadian Great Plains36431997-09 a8
34.LibertyMount Brown6958Canadian Great Plains32081997-09 a7
35.HillBearpaw Baldy6916Canadian Great Plains42312002-07-14
36.BlaineEast Bearpaw Mountains High Point6000Canadian Great Plains14802002-07-14
37.PhillipsAntoine Butte5760Canadian Great Plains27202002-07-15
38.YellowstoneStratford Hill4971Bighorn Mountains5212001-08-28
39.MusselshellMusselshell County High Point4905Central Montana Ranges52001-08-28
40.RosebudRosebud County High Point4807Northern US Great Plains9972001-09-04
41.CarterW Butte4450Northern US Great Plains5201998-08 c9
42.Powder RiverPowder River County High Point4440Northern US Great Plains2502002-07-10
43.TreasureTreasure County High Point4280Northern US Great Plains2802001-09-04
44.PetroleumPike Creek Hills4032Central Montana Ranges2622002-07-15
45.CusterCuster County High Point3800Northern US Great Plains1702002-07-10
46.GarfieldGarfield County High Point3680Northern US Great Plains5952002-07-11
47.FallonFallon County High Point3640Northern US Great Plains2301998-08 d1
48.PrairieBig Sheep Mountain3620Northern US Great Plains5102002-07-11
49.DawsonMount Antelope East3474Northern US Great Plains3042002-07-11
50.McConeMcCone County High Point3460Northern US Great Plains1802002-07-12
51.WibauxWibaux County High Point3380Northern US Great Plains1502002-07-09
52.ValleyOpheim Hills High Point3305Canadian Great Plains3672002-07-13
 Valley or Coal Mine Hill3302Canadian Great Plains322002-07-13
53.DanielsDaniels County High Point3132Canadian Great Plains02002-07-13
54.RichlandRichland County High Point2960Northern US Great Plains402002-07-12
55.RooseveltRoosevelt County High Point2910Canadian Great Plains282002-07-12
56.SheridanSheridan County High Point2771Canadian Great Plains2462002-07-13

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List Description

This is one of the more difficult state county high point lists to complete. As of 2016, only three people (Bob Packard, Adam Helman, and Jim Perkins) have summitted all of these peaks. Mounts Stimson and Cleveland in Glacier National Park are two of the hardest, but many others offer serious alpine challenge.


  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1993 by Andy Martin, reviewed by David Olson.
  • Personal research added most of the peak information on the individual peak pages.


     Montana County High Points

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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