Montana County Prominence

Compiled 2004 by Jerry Brekhus.
Corrections 2007 by John Kirk.

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Prominences of Montana County Highpoints

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County Name Elevation Prominence Saddle
Elevation (Interval)Location
Lake McDonald Pk 9820 5640+ 4180- (20) 1 mile NW of Summit Lake
Lincoln Snowshoe Pk 8738 5418+ 3320- (40) Stryker
Sanders Snowshoe Pk 8738 5418+ 3320- (40) Stryker
Glacier Mt Cleveland 10466 5226+ 5240- (40) Marias Pass
Park Granite Pk 12799 4759+ 8040- (40) Colter Pass
Silver Bow Table Mtn 10223 4383+ 5840- (40) Continental Divide near Feely
Flathead Mt Stimson 10142 4382+ 5760- (40) Surprise Pass
Hill Baldy Mtn 6916 4226+ 2690- ( 5) eastern edge of Big Sandy
Broadwater Mt Edith 9480+ 4080+ 5400- (20) 3- mi NNE of Ringling
Meagher Mt Edith 9480+ 4080+ 5400- (20) 3- mi NNE of Ringling
Fergus Greathouse Pk 8681 4061+ 4620- (20) Judith Gap
Madison Hilgard Pk 11280+ 4027+ 7253 1000 ft. S of Divide Lake
Deer Lodge West Goat Pk 10793 3953+ 6840- (40) 1 mile SSE of Gibbons Pass
Lewis and Clark Red Mtn 9411 3801 5610 Rogers Pass
Beaverhead Tweedy Mtn 11154 3794+ 7360- (40) Lemhi Pass
Jefferson Crow Pk 9415 3775+ 5640- (40) I-15 across Boulder Hills
Powell Mt Powell 10168 3728+ 6440- ( 6) near Silver Lake
Toole West Butte 6983 3633+ 3350- (10) 3- mi S of Sunburst
Ravalli Trapper Pk 10157 3570 6587 Nez Perce Pass
Judith Basin Big Baldy Mtn 9175 3555+ 5620- (20) 2- mi. ESE of Volcano Butte
Chouteau Highwood Baldy 7670 3330+ 4340- (20) 1/3 mile W of Spion Kop
Teton Rocky Mtn 9392 3232+ 6160- (40) 1000 ft. W of Webb Lake
Liberty Mt Brown 6958 3198+ 3760- (10) Miners Coulee
Stillwater Mt Wood 12649+ 2849+ 9800- (40) near Beckwourth Lake
Phillips Antoine Butte 5720+ 2680+ 3040- (20) Little Suction Ck diversion
Carbon Castle Mtn 12612 2652+ 9960- (40) near Fossil Lake
Mineral Quartz BM 7770 1890+ 5880- (40) state line 5 mi. S of summit
Sweet Grass Mt Douglas 11282 1642+ 9640- (40) near Lake Diaphanous
Blaine Blaine County HP 5960+ 1400+ 4560- (40) 2 miles SSE of summit
Granite Warren Pk 10463 1115 9348 3000 ft. SE of Warren Peak
Rosebud Cone Butte 4807 987+ 3820- (20) 3000 ft. NW of Arrow BM
Pondera Pondera County HP 8440+ 960+ 7480- (40) Cont Div 2/3 mi SSE of summit
Gallatin Wilson Pk 10700 860+ 9840- (40) 2.4 miles NW of summit
Cascade Long Mtn 8621 781+ 7840- (40) 1- mi. NE of summit
Missoula Lowary Pk (Peak X) 9369 649+ 8720- (40) Vacation Pass
Prairie Big Sheep Mtn 3600+ 580+ 3020- (20) 1- miles E of Rock Springs
Garfield Garfield County HP 3660+ 575+ 3085 5- mi. SW of McGinnis Butte
Yellowstone Stratford Hill 4971 511+ 4460- (20) 2- mi. SSW of summit
Carter West Butte 4450 510+ 3940- (20) 2-1/3 miles S of Rocky Point
Big Horn Big Horn County HP 9257 417+ 8840- (40) co. line 1- mi. SE of summit
Valley Opheim Hills 3305 355+ 2950- (25) in Sask. 4904'N 10631'W
Dawson Mt Antelope 3474 294+ 3180- (20) 3- mi. SW of summit
Wheatland Wheatland County HP 8772 292+ 8480- (40) saddle on either side of 8570
Petroleum Petroleum County HP 4032 252+ 3780- (20) 2400 ft. on other side of US87
Sheridan Sheridan County HP 2771 241+ 2530- (10) 2 miles W of summit
Treasure Treasure County HP 4260+ 240+ 4020- (20) 0.9 mi. SSW of summit
Roosevelt Roosevelt County HP 2900+ 235+ 2665- ( 5) 10 mi. W by E Fk Porcupine Ck
Powder River Powder River County HP 4420+ 220+ 4200- (20) 3 mi. W of hamlet of Ridge
Fallon Fallon County HP 3620+ 200+ 3420- (20) 1 mile SSE of east summit
McCone McCone County HP 3440+ 160+ 3280- (20) 3.6 mi. NW of Prairie CoHP
Custer Custer County HP 3780+ 140+ 3640- (20) 1/2 or 5/6 mi. ESE of summit
Wibaux Wibaux County HP 3360+ 120+ 3240- (20) 3 miles SSE of summit
Golden ValleyGolden Valley County HP8640+ 0
Musselshell Musselshell County HP 4900+ 0
Daniels Daniels County HP 3132 0
Richland Richland County HP 2940+ 0

Largest Prominence in each Montana County

County Name Elevation Prominence Saddle
Elevation (Interval)Location
Sweet Grass Crazy Pk* 11209 5709+ 5500 (-20) 4 miles southeast of Ringling
Lake McDonald Pk 9820 5640+ 4180 (-20) 1 mile NW of Summit Lake
Lincoln Snowshoe Pk 8738 5418+ 3320 (-40) Stryker
Sanders Snowshoe Pk 8738 5418+ 3320 (-40) Stryker
Glacier Mt Cleveland 10466 5226+ 5240 (-40) Marias Pass
Park Granite Pk 12799 4759+ 8040 (-40) Colter Pass
Flathead Kintla Pk* 10101 4401 5700 Kootenai Pass
Silver Bow Table Mtn 10223 4383+ 5840 (-40) Continental Divide near Feely
Carbon Big Pryor Mtn* 8786 4286+ 4500 (-20) 1- miles WNW of Warren
Hill Baldy Mtn 6916 4226+ 2690 (- 5) eastern edge of Big Sandy
Broadwater Mt Edith 9480+ 4080+ 5400 (-20) 3- mi NNE of Ringling
Meagher Mt Edith 9480 4080+ 5400 (-20) 3- mi NNE of Ringling
Fergus Greathouse Pk 8681 4061+ 4620 (-20) Judith Gap
Madison Hilgard Pk 11280+ 4027+ 7253 1000 ft. S of Divide Lake
Missoula Holland Pk* 9356 3996+ 5360 (-40) Dry Fork Flathead Divide
Missoula Squaw Pk* 7996 3996+ 4000 (-40) at Evaro
Deer Lodge West Goat Pk 10793 3953+ 6840 (-40) 1 mile SSE of Gibbons Pass
Gallatin Sacagawea Pk* 9650 3930+ 5720 (-40) Bozeman Pass
Lewis and Clark Red Mtn 9411 3801 5610 Rogers Pass
Beaverhead Tweedy Mtn 11154 3794+ 7360 (-40) Lemhi Pass
Jefferson Crow Pk 9415 3775+ 5640 (-40) I-15 across Boulder Hills
Powell Mt Powell 10168 3728+ 6440 (- 6) near Silver Lake
Toole West Butte 6983 3633+ 3350 (-10) 3- mi S of Sunburst
Ravalli Trapper Pk 10157 3570 6587 Nez Perce Pass
Judith Basin Big Baldy Mtn 9175 3555+ 5620 (-20) 2- mi. ESE of Volcano Butte
Chouteau Highwood Baldy 7670 3330+ 4340 (-20) 1/3 mile W of Spion Kop
Teton Rocky Mtn 9392 3232+ 6160 (-40) 1000 ft. W of Webb Lake
Liberty Mt Brown 6958 3198+ 3760 (-10) Miners Coulee
Stillwater Mt Wood 12649+ 2849+ 9800- (40) near Beckwourth Lake
Phillips Antoine Butte 5720+ 2680+ 3040- (20) Little Suction Ck diversion
Granite 2 mi. E of Quigg Pk* 8468 2548+ 5920- (40) 5- mi. W of Georgetown Lake
Pondera Half Dome Crag* 8091 2331+ 5760- (40) 4 miles W of summit
Mineral Stark Mtn* 7352 2239 5113 Siegel Pass
Cascade Mt Cecelia* 6142 2042+ 4100- (20) near Henry Creek headwaters
Blaine Black Butte* 5575 1655+ 3920- (40) between Peoples & Gap Cks
Big Horn West Pryor Mtn* 6688 1641 5047 Pryor Gap
Rosebud Cone Butte 4807 987+ 3820- (20) 3000 ft. NW of Arrow BM
Yellowstone Dunn Mtn* 4744 904+ 3840- (20) 5 mi. N of Broadview
Carter Chalk Buttes* 4200+ 720+ 3480- (20) Ridge Road
Wheatland unnamed* 7588 708+ 6880- (40) near co line 3000' NNW of top
Valley unnamed* 3179 659+ 2520- (10) between Larb and Timber Creeks
Prairie Big Sheep Mtn 3600+ 580+ 3020- (20) 1- miles E of Rock Springs
Garfield Garfield County HP 3660+ 575+ 3085 5- miles SW of McGinnis Butte
Powder River Bear Skull Mtn* 4300 560+ 3740- (20) 2- miles southwest of summit
Roosevelt Snake Butte* 2661 501+ 2160- (10) 2- miles W of Hanks, ND
Custer Maxwell Butte* 3726 466+ 3260- (20) 3- mi E of Loaf of Bread
Wibaux Blue Mtn* 3077 457+ 2620- (20) 2 miles southeast of summit
Musselshell Three Buttes* 4627 427+ 4200- (20) 2- miles SW of Datum BM
Sheridan unnamed 2640* 2640 415+ 2225- (25) between East and West Coteau Lakes (Saskatchewan)
Daniels Long Butte* 2895 415+ 2480- (10) near US-Can. Border MP 543
Fallon Schweigert Benchmark* 3445 405+ 3040- (20) Buffalo Reservoir
Golden Valley Sahara Hill* 5481 401+ 5080- (20) head of Stonehouse Canyon
McCone unnamed* 2853 373+ 2480- (10) 2 miles WSW of Weldon
Treasure unnamed* 3720+ 360+ 3360- (20) 7.4 miles S of Barnes Ranch
Treasure unnamed* 3900+ 360+ 3540- (20) 1- miles SSW of summit
Richland McCone Heights* 2780+ 360+ 2420- (10) Enid
Dawson Mt Antelope 3474 294+ 3180- (20) 3- miles SW of summit
Petroleum Petroleum County HP 4032 252+ 3780- (20) 2400 ft. on other side of US87

* Most prominent point is not the county highpoint.