W Butte, Montana

Prominence: 510 ft, 155 m

Elevation: 4450 feet, 1356 meters

True Isolation: 25.96 mi, 41.77 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 4452 ft / 1357 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)45° 5' 26'' N, 105° 1' 19'' W
45.090531, -105.021904 (Dec Deg)
498276 E 4993008 N, Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionCarter (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain W Butte:
     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #354)
     Western USA Peaks with 25 miles of Isolation (Rank #295)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #385)
     Montana Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation (Rank #41)
     Montana County High Points (Rank #41)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 28
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 26)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2009-09-05 by Ryder Irvine
     2015-06-01 by Gustav Sexauer
     2015-07-18 by Dennis Stewart
     2015-07-18 by Marshall Stewart
     2020-11-13 by Jeremy Fuerst

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Note that the USGS topographic map incorrectly labels this peak as "West Butte". The correct name is "W Butte", named after the W Butte Ranch that owns the surrounding land. The W Butte Ranch got its name from a "W" cattle brand.

The landowners ask that you always ask permission before proceeding to this peak.

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The W Butte as seen from the northern Powder River County Highpoint to the south (2015-06-01). Photo by Gustav Sexauer.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 510 ft/155 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 530 ft/161 m
  Key Col: 3940 ft/1201 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 25.96 mi/41.77 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 44.7325, -104.8608
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Strawberry Hill  (SSE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: North America Plains
Range3: Great Plains
Range4: Northern US Great Plains
Range5: Southeast Montana Plains
Drainage BasinsYellowstone
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapBelle Creek South O45105a1 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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