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Montana Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence

Showing Duane Gilliland's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (28 out of 143, or 19.58%)

RankPeak Prom-M  Elev-M Range (Level 3)Isol-KmAscent Date
1.Granite Peak14513901Greater Yellowstone Rockies138.52002-09-01
2.McDonald Peak17192993Central Montana Rocky Mountains127.82006-07-02
3.Crazy Peak17403417Central Montana Rocky Mountains71.82006-09-02
4.Baldy Mountain12392275Central Montana Rocky Mountains44.62007-08-05
5.Snowshoe Peak16512663Central Montana Rocky Mountains133.52007-08-06
6.Mount Stimson13363091Central Montana Rocky Mountains48.32008-08-12
7.Mount Cleveland15933190Central Montana Rocky Mountains159.92008-08-17
8.Northwest Peak13482348Columbia Mountains38.82009-07-25
8.Desert Mountain6211962Central Montana Rocky Mountains6.12009-07-25
10.Bearpaw Baldy12882108Great Plains101.02009-07-26
11.Mount Edith12442890Central Montana Rocky Mountains59.52009-07-27
12.Table Mountain13483116Central Montana Rocky Mountains31.12009-07-28
13.Kintla Peak13413079Central Montana Rocky Mountains23.82010-08-18
14.Ch-paa-qn Peak12182437Central Montana Rocky Mountains31.02011-08-25
15.Greathouse Peak12382646Central Montana Rocky Mountains89.92011-08-27
16.Big Pryor Mountain13062678Greater Yellowstone Rockies41.72011-08-28
17.Hilgard Peak12383449Greater Yellowstone Rockies123.02012-07-18
18.Trapper Peak10883096Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains65.62013-08-12
19.Sheep Mountain6112331Central Montana Rocky Mountains10.82013-08-13
20.Holland Peak12182852Central Montana Rocky Mountains30.52013-08-14
21.Mount Headley11332264Central Montana Rocky Mountains31.42015-08-08
22.Mount Powell11363099Central Montana Rocky Mountains30.62015-08-09
23.Crow Peak11602869Central Montana Rocky Mountains53.02015-08-10
24.West Goat Peak12053290Central Montana Rocky Mountains62.92015-08-11
25.Haystack Mountain7372688Central Montana Rocky Mountains36.32015-08-12
25.Jack Mountain7292668Central Montana Rocky Mountains22.12015-08-12
27.Tweedy Mountain11563400Central Montana Rocky Mountains120.72015-08-13
28.Sacagawea Peak11982941Central Montana Rocky Mountains46.82015-08-14
 Mount Wood8723859Greater Yellowstone Rockies12.0 
 Castle Mountain8083844Greater Yellowstone Rockies15.7 
 Tumble Mountain8673449Greater Yellowstone Rockies13.3 
 Mount Cowen8083417Greater Yellowstone Rockies28.6 
 Lone Mountain8303402Greater Yellowstone Rockies26.8 
 Gallatin Peak9743357Greater Yellowstone Rockies12.0 
 Electric Peak10333343Greater Yellowstone Rockies48.5 
 Garfield Mountain10003341Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains24.4 
 Emigrant Peak7953329Greater Yellowstone Rockies22.3 
 Sphinx Mountain6333315Greater Yellowstone Rockies13.2 
 Sage Peak6263247Greater Yellowstone Rockies16.8 
 Mount Evans6223243Central Montana Rocky Mountains18.6 
 Homer Youngs Peak9703237Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains57.2 
 South Sheep Mountain11173233Greater Yellowstone Rockies17.9 
 Hollowtop Mountain11843232Central Montana Rocky Mountains54.8 
 Sunset Peak11403225Central Montana Rocky Mountains50.3 
 Black Butte9703213Central Montana Rocky Mountains21.3 
 Sliderock Mountain6823182Central Montana Rocky Mountains7.8 
 Mount Chisholm6153149Greater Yellowstone Rockies23.5 
 Fan Mountain8133142Greater Yellowstone Rockies6.2 
 Mount Jefferson10253110Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains18.0 
 Mount Jackson10383064Central Montana Rocky Mountains12.7 
 Mount Siyeh9473052Central Montana Rocky Mountains15.2 
 Mount Merritt8853049Central Montana Rocky Mountains7.6 
 Rainbow Peak11083015Central Montana Rocky Mountains9.0 
 Baldy Mountain7073011Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains29.1 
 Bloody Dick Peak6762992Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains20.3 
 Boulder Peak7272988Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains5.9 
 Long Knife Peak8652982Central Montana Rocky Mountains5.8 
 Vulture Peak6942938Central Montana Rocky Mountains7.1 
 Saint Joseph Peak10322922Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains66.7 
 Mount Gould5952912Central Montana Rocky Mountains5.0 
 Rising Wolf Mountain8762900Central Montana Rocky Mountains14.5 
 Mount Phillips9192894Central Montana Rocky Mountains7.5 
 Blacktail Mountain6332889Central Montana Rocky Mountains37.1 
 Mount Fleecer8122876Central Montana Rocky Mountains25.8 
 Red Mountain11592868Central Montana Rocky Mountains84.3 
 Chapman Peak6722867Central Montana Rocky Mountains8.8 
 Rocky Mountain9852863Central Montana Rocky Mountains77.4 
 Ruby Benchmark7412862Central Montana Rocky Mountains27.8 
 Red Mountain5902858Central Montana Rocky Mountains4.4 
 Mount Saint Nicholas7492858Central Montana Rocky Mountains9.7 
 Saint Mary Peak6072850Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains10.0 
 The Guardhouse8462846Central Montana Rocky Mountains5.2 
 Mount Wilbur6512841Central Montana Rocky Mountains6.2 
 Swan Peak6982831Central Montana Rocky Mountains21.0 
 Mount Rockwell6682826Central Montana Rocky Mountains6.4 
 Gunsight Mountain7052822Central Montana Rocky Mountains3.7 
 Scapegoat Mountain9272805Central Montana Rocky Mountains22.5 
 Big Baldy Mountain10842797Central Montana Rocky Mountains73.6 
 Whites Mountain7442793Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains7.4 
 Canyon Peak7182790Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains19.6 
 Ptarmigan Benchmark7452768Central Montana Rocky Mountains16.2 
 Mount Calowahcan6162762Central Montana Rocky Mountains8.1 
 Citadel Mountain6552752Central Montana Rocky Mountains3.6 
 Heavens Peak9352739Central Montana Rocky Mountains10.6 
 Longfellow Peak8362714Central Montana Rocky Mountains7.3 
 Three Sisters6642713Central Montana Rocky Mountains21.4 
 Silvertip Mountain6102707Central Montana Rocky Mountains12.7 
 Olson Peak6102707Central Montana Rocky Mountains11.3 
 Piquett Mountain6432692Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains16.4 
 Great Northern Mountain7642653Central Montana Rocky Mountains17.9 
 McLeod Peak11402627Central Montana Rocky Mountains21.8 
 Bull Mountain8682624Central Montana Rocky Mountains21.3 
 Mount Field6382618Central Montana Rocky Mountains12.4 
 Una Mountain6522615Central Montana Rocky Mountains8.0 
 Elk Peak8442611Central Montana Rocky Mountains33.3 
 Steamboat Mountain7332611Central Montana Rocky Mountains13.3 
 Butte Cabin Ridge7772581Central Montana Rocky Mountains20.4 
 Mount Baptiste6332559Central Montana Rocky Mountains23.7 
 McCartney Mountain7082549Central Montana Rocky Mountains24.5 
 Lake Mountain7562548Central Montana Rocky Mountains5.1 
 Black Mountain7712539Central Montana Rocky Mountains39.5 
 Peak 82827572524Central Montana Rocky Mountains13.1 
 Goat Mountain6762497Central Montana Rocky Mountains8.8 
 Sawtooth Ridge7012493Central Montana Rocky Mountains11.2 
 Half Dome Crag7102466Central Montana Rocky Mountains7.4 
 Nasukoin Mountain9282465Central Montana Rocky Mountains29.9 
 Canyon Mountain6092450Greater Yellowstone Rockies16.8 
 Red Plume Mountain7032422Central Montana Rocky Mountains14.4 
 Forster Mountain6932399Central Montana Rocky Mountains10.4 
 Tuchuck Mountain7532363Central Montana Rocky Mountains11.9 
 Running Rabbit Mountain8782341Central Montana Rocky Mountains8.1 
 Highwood Baldy10032338Central Montana Rocky Mountains35.4 
 Red Benchmark5982317Central Montana Rocky Mountains4.2 
 Robinson Mountain11382298Columbia Mountains32.6 
 Old Baldy Mountain7292289Central Montana Rocky Mountains26.9 
 Thompson Peak8602274Central Montana Rocky Mountains15.2 
 Cherry Peak8022241Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains28.9 
 Stark Mountain6822241Central Montana Rocky Mountains18.1 
 Stryker Peak6032237Central Montana Rocky Mountains9.7 
 Spotted Bear Mountain7422218Central Montana Rocky Mountains14.6 
 Petty Mountain8782216Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains23.5 
 McGuire Mountain9362131Central Montana Rocky Mountains24.1 
 West Butte11072128Great Plains130.2 
 Big Hole Peak8462122Central Montana Rocky Mountains14.9 
 Mount Brown9752121Great Plains29.5 
 Patricks Knob6092084Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains23.9 
 Beartooth Mountain7902070Central Montana Rocky Mountains15.5 
 O'Brien Mountain9552064Columbia Mountains21.0 
 Blacktail Mountain8602060Central Montana Rocky Mountains35.9 
 Allen Peak7592054Central Montana Rocky Mountains23.7 
 Meadow Peak8382045Central Montana Rocky Mountains17.1 
 Apgar Mountains High Point8452027Central Montana Rocky Mountains12.3 
 Roderick Mountain6962025Columbia Mountains17.2 
 Elk Mountain Northeast7682024Central Montana Rocky Mountains29.6 
 Calx Mountain8871996Central Montana Rocky Mountains17.6 
 Gold Butte7111985Great Plains14.8 
 Belton Hills6641932Central Montana Rocky Mountains7.0 
 Deemer Peak7961906Central Montana Rocky Mountains14.1 
 Demers Ridge7061900Central Montana Rocky Mountains5.7 
 Berray Mountain7851883Central Montana Rocky Mountains12.9 
 Mount Cecelia6221872Central Montana Rocky Mountains16.6 
 Lookout Tower5991867Central Montana Rocky Mountains13.2 
 Richards Mountain South6031858Central Montana Rocky Mountains13.5 
 Blue Mountain6221841Columbia Mountains22.2 
 Teakettle Mountain7491809Central Montana Rocky Mountains6.0 
 Kenelty Mountain7101808Central Montana Rocky Mountains17.5 
 Mount Tom6251783Columbia Mountains3.7 
 Brush Mountain8311782Central Montana Rocky Mountains16.2 
 Antoine Butte8141743Great Plains72.4 
 Sonyok Mountain6951719Central Montana Rocky Mountains17.5 
 South Salish Mountains High Point6881707Central Montana Rocky Mountains27.8 
 Yaak Mountain6201522Columbia Mountains10.4 

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List Description


  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 2000 by Edward Earl and Andy Martin.
  • List generation helped by Edward Earl's WinProm program.
  • Post made to the Yahoo Prominence Group online forum by Jerry Brekhus, October, 2002.
  • Prominence values in this list may not agree 100% with sources, due to different interpretations of key col spot elevations and out-dated peak elevations in the PBC Database.

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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