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Montana Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence

RankPeak Prom-Ft
(Avg)
 Elev-Ft
(Avg)
Range (Level 3)Isol-Mi
1.Mount Cleveland524610,466Central Montana Rocky Mountains99.4
2.Granite Peak477912,799Greater Yellowstone Rockies86.0
3.Snowshoe Peak54388738Central Montana Rocky Mountains82.9
4.West Butte36386983Great Plains80.9
5.McDonald Peak56509820Central Montana Rocky Mountains79.4
6.Hilgard Peak406311,316Greater Yellowstone Rockies76.4
7.Tweedy Mountain381411,154Central Montana Rocky Mountains75.0
8.Bearpaw Baldy42286916Great Plains62.8
9.Greathouse Peak40718681Central Montana Rocky Mountains55.9
10.Red Mountain38019411Central Montana Rocky Mountains52.4
11.Rocky Mountain32529392Central Montana Rocky Mountains48.1
12.Big Baldy Mountain35679177Central Montana Rocky Mountains45.8
13.Antoine Butte26955740Great Plains45.0
14.Crazy Peak571911,209Central Montana Rocky Mountains44.6
15.Saint Joseph Peak34079587Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains41.4
16.Trapper Peak357010,157Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains40.8
17.West Goat Peak397310,793Central Montana Rocky Mountains39.1
18.Mount Edith41109500Central Montana Rocky Mountains37.0
19.Homer Youngs Peak320110,621Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains35.5
20.Hollowtop Mountain390410,604Central Montana Rocky Mountains34.0
21.Crow Peak38059414Central Montana Rocky Mountains32.9
22.Sunset Peak376110,581Central Montana Rocky Mountains31.2
23.Electric Peak339910,969Greater Yellowstone Rockies30.1
24.Mount Stimson440210,142Central Montana Rocky Mountains30.0
25.Sacagawea Peak39509650Central Montana Rocky Mountains29.1
26.Baldy Mountain40847464Central Montana Rocky Mountains27.7
27.Big Pryor Mountain42968786Greater Yellowstone Rockies25.9
28.Black Mountain25508330Central Montana Rocky Mountains24.5
29.Northwest Peak44577705Columbia Mountains24.1
30.Blacktail Mountain20979477Central Montana Rocky Mountains23.0
31.Haystack Mountain24198819Central Montana Rocky Mountains22.6
32.Blacktail Mountain28506780Central Montana Rocky Mountains22.3
33.Highwood Baldy33007670Central Montana Rocky Mountains22.0
34.Meadow Peak27596709Central Montana Rocky Mountains21.3
35.Elk Peak27688566Central Montana Rocky Mountains20.7
36.Robinson Mountain36897539Columbia Mountains20.2
37.Mount Headley37167427Central Montana Rocky Mountains19.5
38.Table Mountain442210,223Central Montana Rocky Mountains19.3
39.Ch-paa-qn Peak40167996Central Montana Rocky Mountains19.3
40.Mount Powell374810,168Central Montana Rocky Mountains19.0
41.Holland Peak40169356Central Montana Rocky Mountains19.0
42.Nasukoin Mountain30668086Central Montana Rocky Mountains18.6
43.Elk Mountain Northeast25416641Central Montana Rocky Mountains18.4
44.Mount Brown32036958Great Plains18.3
45.Baldy Mountain23609900Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains18.1
46.Cherry Peak26527352Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains17.9
47.Mount Cowen267211,212Greater Yellowstone Rockies17.8
48.Ruby Benchmark24519391Central Montana Rocky Mountains17.3
49.South Salish Mountains High Point22765620Central Montana Rocky Mountains17.3
50.Old Baldy Mountain24117511Central Montana Rocky Mountains16.7
51.Lone Mountain274211,162Greater Yellowstone Rockies16.7
52.Mount Fleecer26649436Central Montana Rocky Mountains16.0
53.Mount Baptiste20968396Central Montana Rocky Mountains15.8
54.Allen Peak24906740Central Montana Rocky Mountains15.3
55.McCartney Mountain23448364Central Montana Rocky Mountains15.2
56.Garfield Mountain330110,961Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains15.2
57.McGuire Mountain30916991Central Montana Rocky Mountains15.0
58.Patricks Knob20176837Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains14.8
59.Kintla Peak440110,101Central Montana Rocky Mountains14.8
60.Mount Chisholm201810,333Greater Yellowstone Rockies14.6
61.Petty Mountain28797270Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains14.6
62.Scapegoat Mountain30629202Central Montana Rocky Mountains14.0
63.Emigrant Peak260910,921Greater Yellowstone Rockies13.9
64.Blue Mountain20606040Columbia Mountains13.8
65.Jack Mountain24128752Central Montana Rocky Mountains13.7
66.McLeod Peak37608620Central Montana Rocky Mountains13.6
67.Three Sisters21798900Central Montana Rocky Mountains13.3
68.Tuchuck Mountain24917751Central Montana Rocky Mountains13.3
69.Bull Mountain28698609Central Montana Rocky Mountains13.3
70.Black Butte320210,542Central Montana Rocky Mountains13.2
71.O'Brien Mountain31526772Columbia Mountains13.1
72.Swan Peak23099289Central Montana Rocky Mountains13.0
73.Butte Cabin Ridge25688468Central Montana Rocky Mountains12.7
74.Bloody Dick Peak22379817Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains12.6
75.Canyon Peak23759155Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains12.2
76.Spotted Bear Mountain24567276Central Montana Rocky Mountains11.8
77.Mount Evans206110,641Central Montana Rocky Mountains11.6
78.Stark Mountain22397352Central Montana Rocky Mountains11.3
79.Mount Jefferson338310,203Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains11.2
80.Great Northern Mountain25258705Central Montana Rocky Mountains11.1
81.South Sheep Mountain367610,606Greater Yellowstone Rockies11.1
82.Apgar Mountains High Point27916651Central Montana Rocky Mountains11.0
83.Calx Mountain29306550Central Montana Rocky Mountains10.9
84.Sonyok Mountain23205660Central Montana Rocky Mountains10.9
85.Kenelty Mountain23515931Central Montana Rocky Mountains10.8
86.Piquett Mountain21318831Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains10.8
87.Roderick Mountain23046644Columbia Mountains10.7
88.Sage Peak207310,653Greater Yellowstone Rockies10.4
89.Canyon Mountain20188038Greater Yellowstone Rockies10.4
90.Mount Cecelia20526142Central Montana Rocky Mountains10.3
91.Lake Mountain25208380Central Montana Rocky Mountains10.3
92.Brush Mountain27465846Central Montana Rocky Mountains10.0
93.Ptarmigan Benchmark24639083Central Montana Rocky Mountains10.0
94.Castle Mountain267212,612Greater Yellowstone Rockies9.7
95.Beartooth Mountain26126792Central Montana Rocky Mountains9.7
96.Mount Siyeh310610,014Central Montana Rocky Mountains9.5
97.Thompson Peak28407460Central Montana Rocky Mountains9.4
98.Big Hole Peak27766961Central Montana Rocky Mountains9.3
99.Gold Butte23426512Great Plains9.2
100.Rising Wolf Mountain29139513Central Montana Rocky Mountains9.0
101.Red Plume Mountain23277947Central Montana Rocky Mountains9.0
102.Deemer Peak26326252Central Montana Rocky Mountains8.8
103.Peak 828225028282Central Montana Rocky Mountains8.5
 Richards Mountain South19976097Central Montana Rocky Mountains8.4
104.Tumble Mountain284411,314Greater Yellowstone Rockies8.3
105.Steamboat Mountain24258565Central Montana Rocky Mountains8.2
106.Sphinx Peak209610,876Greater Yellowstone Rockies8.2
 Lookout Tower19866126Central Montana Rocky Mountains8.2
107.Berray Mountain25976177Central Montana Rocky Mountains8.0
108.Silvertip Mountain20228882Central Montana Rocky Mountains7.9
109.Mount Jackson340610,052Central Montana Rocky Mountains7.9
 Stryker Peak19987338Central Montana Rocky Mountains7.8
110.Mount Field21128590Central Montana Rocky Mountains7.7
111.Mount Wood288012,660Greater Yellowstone Rockies7.5
112.Gallatin Peak319711,015Greater Yellowstone Rockies7.5
113.Olson Peak20218881Central Montana Rocky Mountains7.0
114.Sawtooth Ridge23198179Central Montana Rocky Mountains6.9
115.Sheep Mountain20267646Central Montana Rocky Mountains6.7
116.Heavens Peak31078987Central Montana Rocky Mountains6.6
117.Yaak Mountain20554995Columbia Mountains6.5
118.Forster Mountain22927872Central Montana Rocky Mountains6.5
119.Saint Mary Peak20119351Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains6.2
120.Mount Saint Nicholas24569376Central Montana Rocky Mountains6.1
121.Rainbow Peak36369891Central Montana Rocky Mountains5.6
122.Goat Mountain22178191Central Montana Rocky Mountains5.5
123.Chapman Peak22469406Central Montana Rocky Mountains5.5
124.Mount Calowahcan20419061Central Montana Rocky Mountains5.3
125.Mount Tom20645844Columbia Mountains5.1
126.Running Rabbit Mountain29207700Central Montana Rocky Mountains5.1
127.Una Mountain21608580Central Montana Rocky Mountains5.0
128.Sliderock Mountain225910,439Central Montana Rocky Mountains4.8
129.Mount Merritt290410,004Central Montana Rocky Mountains4.7
130.Mount Phillips30549494Central Montana Rocky Mountains4.7
131.Whites Mountain24629162Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains4.6
132.Half Dome Crag23518091Central Montana Rocky Mountains4.6
133.Longfellow Peak27848904Central Montana Rocky Mountains4.5
134.Vulture Peak23189638Central Montana Rocky Mountains4.4
135.Belton Hills21996339Central Montana Rocky Mountains4.4
136.Mount Rockwell22129272Central Montana Rocky Mountains4.0
137.Desert Mountain20566436Central Montana Rocky Mountains3.9
138.Mount Wilbur21369321Central Montana Rocky Mountains3.8
139.Fan Mountain268710,307Greater Yellowstone Rockies3.8
140.Teakettle Mountain24765936Central Montana Rocky Mountains3.7
141.Boulder Peak23849804Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains3.7
142.Long Knife Peak28389784Central Montana Rocky Mountains3.6
143.Demers Ridge23356235Central Montana Rocky Mountains3.6
144.The Guardhouse27779336Central Montana Rocky Mountains3.2
 Mount Gould19939553Central Montana Rocky Mountains3.1
 Red Mountain19779377Central Montana Rocky Mountains2.8
 Red Benchmark19817601Central Montana Rocky Mountains2.6
145.Gunsight Mountain23129258Central Montana Rocky Mountains2.3
146.Citadel Mountain21909030Central Montana Rocky Mountains2.2

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List Description

Sources

  • 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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