Central Bighorn Mountains

Range TypeGeographically-defined sub-range
Highest PointCloud Peak (13,167 ft/4013 m)
CountriesUnited States
Area3,176 sq mi / 8,226 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent68 mi / 110 km North-South
79 mi / 127 km East-West
Center Lat/Long44° 30' N; 107° 18' W
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Map of Central Bighorn Mountains
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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 Central Bighorn Mountains.
Bighorn MountainsLevel 4 (Parent)
         Pryor MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Northern Bighorn MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Central Bighorn MountainsLevel 5
         Southern Bighorn MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Bridger MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Central Bighorn Mountains

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Cloud Peak13,1674013 
2.The Merlon13,040+3975+ 
3.Black Tooth Mountain13,0053964 
4.Mount Woolsey12,9783956 
5.Bomber Mountain12,840+3914+ 
6.The Innominate12,7613890 
7.Peak 1259012,5903837 
8.Penrose Peak12,4603798 
9.Mather Peaks12,400+3780+ 
10.Bighorn Peak12,3243756 
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 Central Bighorn Mountains

Cloud Peak

The summit of Cloud Peak, the talus fields made treacherous by a September snowfall (1992-09-10).
Black Tooth Mountain
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Black Tooth Mountain--seen in the distance at the head of Wilderness Basin--was one of the last Wyoming 13ers without much information online when I climbed it in 2020 - Eli Boardman, (2020-08-04). Photo by Eli Boardman.
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Bomber Mountain
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Doing the long walk up Bomber's ridge, with all the peaks in view (2018-09-01). Photo by Gary Neben.
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Sheridan County High Point
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The final summit boulder of Sheridan County's "Split Rock" (2011-09-19). Photo by Josh Carlson.
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