Boulder Mountains

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For the mountain range in central Idaho, see Boulder Mountains (Idaho).
Boulder Mountains
Highest point
Peak Haystack Mountain
Elevation 8,819 ft (2,688 m)
Coordinates 46°08′29″N 112°19′35″W / 46.14139°N 112.32639°W / 46.14139; -112.32639Coordinates: 46°08′29″N 112°19′35″W / 46.14139°N 112.32639°W / 46.14139; -112.32639
Geography
Country United States
State Montana
Parent range Rocky Mountains

The Boulder Mountains are a mountain range running north–south west of Boulder between Helena and Butte in the U.S. state of Montana.[1] Parts of the range are in four different counties: Deer Lodge, Jefferson, Lewis and Clark, and Silver Bow.[1]

Haystack Mountain, which reaches 8,819 feet (2,688 m), is the tallest peak in the range.[2][3] The three other highest peaks are Jack Mountain at 8,752 feet (2,668 m), Bull Mountain at 8,609 feet (2,624 m), and Thunderbolt Mountain at 8,597 feet (2,620 m).[2] All four peaks are in Jefferson County.[2]

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  1. ^ a b "Boulder Mountains". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. October 27, 2000. Retrieved January 23, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Montana’s Tallest Peaks by Mountain Range". Montana State Library. Retrieved January 23, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Haystack Mountain". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. November 28, 1980. Retrieved January 23, 2013.