Quartz Benchmark, Montana

Prominence: 1890 ft, 576 m

Elevation: 7770 feet, 2368 meters

True Isolation: 23.03 mi, 37.07 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 7774 ft / 2369 m
Peak TypeBenchmark/Trig Point
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)46° 59' 44'' N, 114° 55' 20'' W
46.995512, -114.922313 (Dec Deg)
657968 E 5206760 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionMineral (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Quartz Benchmark:
     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #254)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #274)
     Peakbagging Montana List of 53 Peaks (Rank #44)
     Montana County High Points (Rank #31)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Peakbagging Montana (Jones)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 15
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 16)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2015-06-21 by John Bardsley (GPS Track)
     2018-10-07 by Mike Baum
     2020-07-03 by Garrett Carlson
     2020-08-04 by Steve Sheriff (GPS Track)
     2020-08-25 by Jeremy Fuerst (Unsuccessful)

Nearby Peak Searches:
     Radius Search - Nearest Peaks to Quartz Benchmark
     Elevation Ladder from Quartz Benchmark
     Prominence Ladder from Quartz Benchmark

Click on photo for original larger-size version.
The summit of Quartz BM. The little tiny dark peak in the upper left of the photo is Illinois Peak out in Idaho (2016-07-16). Photo by The Wheel.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1890 ft/576 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1930 ft/588 m
  Key Col: 5880 ft/1792 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 23.03 mi/37.07 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 46.6758, -114.7842
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Rhodes Peak  (SSE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains
Range4: Bitterroot Range
Range5: Northern Bitterroot Range
Drainage BasinsPend Oreille
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Lolo National Forest
Topo MapStraight Peak O46114h8 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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