Trapper Peak (Montana)

Trapper Peak is the highest point in the Bitterroot Mountains, part of the larger Bitterroot Range in western Montana. It rises over 6,000 feet (1,830 m) above the nearby Bitterroot Valley.

Trapper Peak
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Trapper Peak, as seen from the Boulder Point Lookout
Highest point
Elevation10,157 ft (3,096 m)[1]
Prominence3,570 ft (1,090 m)[1]
Coordinates45°53′24″N 114°17′51″W / 45.8899191°N 114.2975884°W / 45.8899191; -114.2975884Coordinates: 45°53′24″N 114°17′51″W / 45.8899191°N 114.2975884°W / 45.8899191; -114.2975884[2]
Geography
Parent rangeBitterroot Mountains
Topo mapUSGS Trapper Peak, MT
Climbing
Easiest routeHike

The peak is located within the Central Bitterroot Range, a subrange of the Bitterroot Mountains and within the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness Area of the Bitterroot National Forest.

A trail to the peak climbs 3,800 feet (1,160 m) from the end of a Forest Service road.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Trapper Peak". Bivouac.com. Retrieved 2008-12-20.
  2. ^ "Trapper Peak". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
 
Trapper Peak from US 93 near Conner, Montana.

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