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Tweedy Peak - Montana Mountain Project
On the top of Tweedy Mountain with Torrey in the background Looking west from Dillon, the East Pioneers dominate the skyline with jagged ridgelines, two quite prominent peaks, and, at least every time I have driven by, swirling mist portending a storm hidin...
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Sacagawea Peak - Montana Mountain Project
Sara on Naya Nuki with Sacagawea in the background In the world of Montana running, Sacagawea Peak is very well known. Not because of the peak itself, but because it is the marker for the top of the first climb in the iconic Bridger Ridge Run just outside B...
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Table Mountain - Montana Mountain Project
Looking at Monument Peak and Table Mountain Some mountains are named for people, some are named for nearby geographic features, and some are named (sometimes accurately) for their appearance. Table Mountain in the Highlands is aptly named from any vantage p...
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Judith Peak - Montana Mountain Project
When I first starting scheming about the Montana Mountain Project back in the good old days of 2015, I plotted all the mountain ranges on a map and spent many meals dripping spaghetti sauce on topos while following little dotted lines with tines of a fork. ...
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Greathouse/Old Baldy - Montana Mountain Project
On the summit of Old Baldy Central Montana is dominated by a series of island mountain ranges. Rolling plains give way to small clusters of peaks, each with their own unique climate and character. Just a few miles south of Lewistown, the geographic center o...
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Big Baldy - Montana Mountain Project
Big Baldy - Highest Point in the Little Belts The windshield wipers on the borrowed Prius could hardly keep up as I turned off Highway 89 onto the dirt road. I was nervous about driving a friend's low clearance car on an unknown dirt road and the rain wasn'...
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Haystack Mountain - Montana Mountain Project
Zeno leading the last pitch up Haystack Mountain It took two-and-a-half attempts, but I finally made it to the top of Haystack Mountain, the high point of the Boulder Range. Driving north from Butte this range is easy to overlook as it does not present a do...
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Mount Edith - Montana Mountain Project
On top of Mount Edith, high point of the Big Belts Rain cells obscured the Crazy Mountains before blowing into the foothills of the Big Belts as we wound our way up the road towards Mount Edith. The Big Belts, which Mount Edith dominates, form the eastern e...
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McLeod Peak - Montana Mountain Project
Looking at McLeod Hiding behind Stuart Peak and Point 6 when looking North from Missoula is the 8,620' McLeod Peak. The 'Snake, as the National Recreation Area/Wilderness/Mountain Range is affectionately known, serves as a wild backyard to Missoula resident...
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Stine Mountain - Montana Mountain Project
Zeno on the summit of Stine Mountain Fresh snow salted the ground as I left the car parked on the shoulder of the Pioneer Scenic Byway and ducked into the easy-to-miss Pioneer National Recreation Trail. It was a chilly morning and lacing up my Gore-Tex runn...
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