Mount Stimson, Montana

Prominence: 4382 ft, 1335 m

Elevation: 10,142 feet, 3091 meters

True Isolation: 30.01 mi, 48.29 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 10,147 ft / 3092 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)48° 30' 51'' N; 113° 36' 37'' W
48.514223, -113.610396 (Dec Deg)
307227E 5376747N Zone 12 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionFlathead (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Mount Stimson:
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #100)
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 4000 feet of Prominence (Rank #100)
     Montana Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #9)
     Apex (Toughest) CoHPs (Rank #15)
     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #152)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #160)
     Glacier National Park 10,000 Foot Peaks (Rank #2)
     USA Lower 48 Top 100 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #100)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #68)
     Western USA Peaks with 25 miles of Isolation (Rank #224)
     5000 foot gain CoHPs (Rank #35)
     High Points of Counties Crossed by the Continental Divide (Rank #45)
     Montana County High Points (Rank #14)
     Canadian Border CoHPs (Rank #3)
     Glacier National Park 9,000 foot Peaks (Rank #2)
     Montana County Prominence Peaks (Unranked)
     Peakbagging Montana List of 53 Peaks (Rank #21)
     5000 foot gain CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #29)
     Montana Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation (Rank #36)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       A Climber's Guide to Glacier National Park (Edwards)
       Peakbagging Montana (Jones)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1999-07-01 by Tom Sewell
     2003-07-15 by Ralph Thornton
     2004 by Tim Worth
     2005-07-28 by Ralph Thornton
     2005-08-10 by Sam Haraldson
     2008-08-12 by Adam Helman
     2008-08-12 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (19 total)

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Mount Stimson is a dominant monster of a mountain, perhaps the hardest major summit in the contiguous United States to climb form the standpoint of remoteness, effort, and non-technical challenge. It is the second highest peak in Glacier National Park, and the routes to the summit are generally Class 3 or 4.

The Stimson-Pinchot massif is cut off from the main Continental Divide by the deep valleys of Nyack and Coal Creeks, giving it a huge base-to-summit rise on all sides and no easy ridge access.

Mount Stimson rises to a point in this view from Triple Divide Peak. Lower Mount Pinchot is to the left (1994-07-26).
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 4382 ft/1335 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 4422 ft/1347 m
  Line Parent: Mount Cleveland
  Key Col: Surprise Pass    5760 ft/1756 m
Isolation30.01 mi/48.29 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Cleveland  (NNW)
Isolation Limit Point: 48° 55' 10'' N; 113° 50' 47'' W
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Central Montana Rocky Mountains
Range4: Glacier National Park Ranges
Range5: Lewis Range
Range6: Nyack Area (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsPend Oreille
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Glacier National Park (USA)
Wilderness/Special Area: South Glacier National Park DFWA (Highest Point)
Topo MapMount Stimson O48113e5 1:24,000
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