Mission Range

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointMcDonald Peak (9820 ft/2993 m)
CountriesUnited States
Area1,257 sq mi / 3,255 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent60 mi / 97 km North-South
40 mi / 64 km East-West
Center Lat/Long47° 35' N; 113° 56' W
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Map of Mission Range
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Mission Range.
Northwest Montana RangesLevel 4 (Parent)
         Cabinet MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Salish MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Whitefish-MacDonald RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Mission RangeLevel 5
         Ninemile-Reservation DividesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Rattlesnake MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Thompson-Baldy AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Mission Range

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.McDonald Peak98202993 
2.West McDonald Peak9440+2877+ 
3.East Saint Marys Peak94252873 
4.Sheep's Head94172870 
5.Glacier Peaks94072867 
6.West Saint Marys Peak93722857 
7.Lowary Peak93692856 
8.Icefloe Peak93282843 
9.Peak Y9320+2841+ 
10.Sonielem 931593152839 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Mission Range

McDonald Peak
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Looking southeast toward Seeley Lake from McDonald Peak (2014-10-04). Photo by Duncan Lennon.
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Lowary Peak
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Oh my Missions, how jagged ye are. Stupendous view looking West towards Peak Y from the tippy top of Lowary Peak, aka Peak X (2017-07-18). Photo by Jobe Wymore.
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Mount Calowahcan
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An impressive peak from the valley below. (2019-07-29). Photo by Ryder Irvine.
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