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Montana Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence

RankPeak Prom-Ft  Elev-Ft Range (Level 3)Isol-MiAscent Date
1.Mount Cleveland522610,466Central Montana Rocky Mountains99.4 
2.Granite Peak475912,799Greater Yellowstone Rockies86.0 
3.Snowshoe Peak54188738Central Montana Rocky Mountains82.9 
4.West Butte36336983Great Plains80.9 
5.McDonald Peak56409820Central Montana Rocky Mountains79.4 
6.Hilgard Peak406311,316Greater Yellowstone Rockies76.4 
7.Tweedy Mountain379411,154Central Montana Rocky Mountains75.0 
8.Bearpaw Baldy42266916Great Plains62.8 
9.Greathouse Peak40618681Central Montana Rocky Mountains55.9 
10.Red Mountain38019411Central Montana Rocky Mountains52.4 
11.Rocky Mountain32329392Central Montana Rocky Mountains48.1 
12.Big Baldy Mountain35579177Central Montana Rocky Mountains45.8 
13.Antoine Butte26705720Great Plains45.0 
14.Crazy Peak570911,209Central Montana Rocky Mountains44.6 
15.Saint Joseph Peak33879587Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains41.4 
16.Trapper Peak357010,157Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains40.8 
17.West Goat Peak395310,793Central Montana Rocky Mountains39.1 
18.Mount Edith40809480Central Montana Rocky Mountains37.0 
19.Homer Youngs Peak318110,621Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains35.5 
20.Hollowtop Mountain388410,604Central Montana Rocky Mountains34.0 
21.Crow Peak38059414Central Montana Rocky Mountains32.9 
22.Sunset Peak374110,581Central Montana Rocky Mountains31.2 
23.Electric Peak338910,969Greater Yellowstone Rockies30.1 
24.Mount Stimson438210,142Central Montana Rocky Mountains30.0 
25.Sacagawea Peak39309650Central Montana Rocky Mountains29.1 
26.Baldy Mountain40647464Central Montana Rocky Mountains27.7 
27.Big Pryor Mountain42868786Greater Yellowstone Rockies25.9 
28.Black Mountain25308330Central Montana Rocky Mountains24.5 
29.Northwest Peak44247705Columbia Mountains24.1 
30.Blacktail Mountain20779477Central Montana Rocky Mountains23.0 
31.Haystack Mountain24198819Central Montana Rocky Mountains22.6 
32.Blacktail Mountain28206760Central Montana Rocky Mountains22.3 
33.Highwood Baldy32907670Central Montana Rocky Mountains22.0 
34.Elk Peak27688566Central Montana Rocky Mountains20.7 
35.Robinson Mountain37337539Columbia Mountains20.2 
36.Mount Headley37167427Central Montana Rocky Mountains19.5 
37.Table Mountain442210,223Central Montana Rocky Mountains19.3 
38.Ch-paa-qn Peak39967996Central Montana Rocky Mountains19.3 
39.Mount Powell372810,168Central Montana Rocky Mountains19.0 
40.Holland Peak39969356Central Montana Rocky Mountains19.0 
41.Nasukoin Mountain30468086Central Montana Rocky Mountains18.6 
42.Elk Mountain Northeast25216641Central Montana Rocky Mountains18.4 
43.Mount Brown31986958Great Plains18.3 
44.Baldy Mountain23209880Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains18.1 
45.Cherry Peak26327352Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains17.9 
46.Mount Cowen265211,212Greater Yellowstone Rockies17.8 
47.Ruby Benchmark24319391Central Montana Rocky Mountains17.3 
48.South Salish Mountains High Point22565600Central Montana Rocky Mountains17.3 
49.Old Baldy Mountain23917511Central Montana Rocky Mountains16.7 
50.Lone Mountain272211,162Greater Yellowstone Rockies16.7 
51.Mount Fleecer26649436Central Montana Rocky Mountains16.0 
52.McCartney Mountain23248364Central Montana Rocky Mountains15.2 
53.Garfield Mountain328110,961Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains15.2 
54.McGuire Mountain30716991Central Montana Rocky Mountains15.0 
 Patricks Knob19976837Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains14.8 
55.Kintla Peak440110,101Central Montana Rocky Mountains14.8 
56.Mount Baptiste20768396Central Montana Rocky Mountains14.7 
57.Allen Peak24906740Central Montana Rocky Mountains14.7 
58.Mount Chisholm201810,333Greater Yellowstone Rockies14.6 
59.Petty Mountain28797270Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains14.6 
60.Scapegoat Mountain30429202Central Montana Rocky Mountains14.0 
61.Emigrant Peak260910,921Greater Yellowstone Rockies13.9 
62.Blue Mountain20406040Columbia Mountains13.8 
63.Jack Mountain23928752Central Montana Rocky Mountains13.7 
64.McLeod Peak37408620Central Montana Rocky Mountains13.6 
65.Three Sisters21798900Central Montana Rocky Mountains13.3 
66.Bull Mountain28498609Central Montana Rocky Mountains13.3 
67.Black Butte318210,542Central Montana Rocky Mountains13.2 
68.O'Brien Mountain31326772Columbia Mountains13.1 
69.Swan Peak22899289Central Montana Rocky Mountains13.0 
70.Butte Cabin Ridge25488468Central Montana Rocky Mountains12.7 
71.Bloody Dick Peak22179817Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains12.6 
72.Canyon Peak23559155Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains12.2 
73.Mount Evans204110,641Central Montana Rocky Mountains11.6 
74.Stark Mountain22397352Central Montana Rocky Mountains11.3 
75.Mount Jefferson336310,203Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains11.2 
76.Great Northern Mountain25058705Central Montana Rocky Mountains11.1 
77.South Sheep Mountain366610,606Greater Yellowstone Rockies11.1 
78.Calx Mountain29106550Central Montana Rocky Mountains10.9 
79.Sonyok Mountain22805640Central Montana Rocky Mountains10.9 
80.Kenelty Mountain23315931Central Montana Rocky Mountains10.8 
81.Roderick Mountain22846644Columbia Mountains10.7 
82.Meadow Peak27496709Central Montana Rocky Mountains10.6 
83.Sage Peak205310,653Greater Yellowstone Rockies10.4 
 Canyon Mountain19988038Greater Yellowstone Rockies10.4 
84.Mount Cecelia20426142Central Montana Rocky Mountains10.3 
85.Piquett Mountain21118831Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains10.2 
86.Brush Mountain27265846Central Montana Rocky Mountains10.0 
87.Ptarmigan Benchmark24439083Central Montana Rocky Mountains10.0 
88.Castle Mountain265212,612Greater Yellowstone Rockies9.7 
89.Beartooth Mountain25926792Central Montana Rocky Mountains9.7 
90.Mount Siyeh310610,014Central Montana Rocky Mountains9.5 
91.Thompson Peak28207460Central Montana Rocky Mountains9.4 
92.Big Hole Peak27766961Central Montana Rocky Mountains9.3 
93.Gold Butte23326512Great Plains9.2 
94.Spotted Bear Mountain24367276Central Montana Rocky Mountains9.1 
95.Rising Wolf Mountain28739513Central Montana Rocky Mountains9.0 
96.Red Plume Mountain23077947Central Montana Rocky Mountains9.0 
97.Deemer Peak26126252Central Montana Rocky Mountains8.8 
 Richards Mountain South19776097Central Montana Rocky Mountains8.4 
98.Tumble Mountain284411,314Greater Yellowstone Rockies8.3 
99.Steamboat Mountain24058565Central Montana Rocky Mountains8.2 
100.Sphinx Mountain207610,876Greater Yellowstone Rockies8.2 
 Lookout Tower19666126Central Montana Rocky Mountains8.2 
101.Peak 828224828282Central Montana Rocky Mountains8.1 
102.Berray Mountain25776177Central Montana Rocky Mountains8.0 
103.Silvertip Mountain20028882Central Montana Rocky Mountains7.9 
104.Mount Jackson340610,052Central Montana Rocky Mountains7.9 
105.Mount Field20928590Central Montana Rocky Mountains7.7 
106.Apgar Mountains High Point27716651Central Montana Rocky Mountains7.6 
107.Mount Wood286012,660Greater Yellowstone Rockies7.5 
108.Gallatin Peak319711,015Greater Yellowstone Rockies7.5 
109.Tuchuck Mountain24717751Central Montana Rocky Mountains7.4 
110.Olson Peak20018881Central Montana Rocky Mountains7.0 
111.Sawtooth Ridge22998179Central Montana Rocky Mountains6.9 
112.Sheep Mountain20067646Central Montana Rocky Mountains6.7 
113.Heavens Peak30678987Central Montana Rocky Mountains6.6 
114.Yaak Mountain20354995Columbia Mountains6.5 
115.Forster Mountain22727872Central Montana Rocky Mountains6.5 
 Saint Mary Peak19919351Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains6.2 
116.Mount Saint Nicholas24569376Central Montana Rocky Mountains6.1 
 Stryker Peak19787338Central Montana Rocky Mountains6.0 
117.Rainbow Peak36369891Central Montana Rocky Mountains5.6 
118.Goat Mountain22178191Central Montana Rocky Mountains5.5 
119.Chapman Peak22069406Central Montana Rocky Mountains5.5 
120.Mount Calowahcan20219061Central Montana Rocky Mountains5.1 
121.Running Rabbit Mountain28807680Central Montana Rocky Mountains5.1 
122.Una Mountain21408580Central Montana Rocky Mountains5.0 
123.Sliderock Mountain223910,439Central Montana Rocky Mountains4.8 
124.Mount Merritt290410,004Central Montana Rocky Mountains4.7 
125.Mount Phillips30149494Central Montana Rocky Mountains4.7 
126.Whites Mountain24429162Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains4.6 
127.Half Dome Crag23318091Central Montana Rocky Mountains4.6 
128.Longfellow Peak27448904Central Montana Rocky Mountains4.5 
129.Vulture Peak22789638Central Montana Rocky Mountains4.4 
130.Belton Hills21796339Central Montana Rocky Mountains4.4 
131.Mount Rockwell21929272Central Montana Rocky Mountains4.0 
132.Mount Wilbur21369321Central Montana Rocky Mountains3.8 
133.Fan Mountain266710,307Greater Yellowstone Rockies3.8 
134.Desert Mountain20366436Central Montana Rocky Mountains3.8 
135.Teakettle Mountain24565936Central Montana Rocky Mountains3.7 
136.Boulder Peak23849804Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains3.7 
137.Long Knife Peak28389784Central Montana Rocky Mountains3.6 
138.Demers Ridge23156235Central Montana Rocky Mountains3.6 
139.The Guardhouse27779336Central Montana Rocky Mountains3.2 
140.Lake Mountain24808360Central Montana Rocky Mountains3.1 
 Mount Gould19539553Central Montana Rocky Mountains3.1 
 Red Mountain19379377Central Montana Rocky Mountains2.8 
 Red Benchmark19617601Central Montana Rocky Mountains2.6 
141.Gunsight Mountain23129258Central Montana Rocky Mountains2.3 
142.Mount Tom20505850Columbia Mountains2.3 
143.Citadel Mountain21509030Central Montana Rocky Mountains2.2 

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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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