Hilgard Peak appears as a sharp horn in between the two black mountains.
|Elevation||11,316 ft (3,449 m) |
|Prominence||4,063 ft (1,238 m) |
|Location||Madison County, Montana, U.S.|
|Parent range||Madison Range|
|Topo map||USGS Hilgard Peak, MT|
Hilgard Peak is the tallest mountain in the Madison Range in the U.S. state of Montana. The summit is located in a remote section of the Lee Metcalf Wilderness within the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest. The peak was first climbed in 1948. The peak was named for E. W. Hilgard, a geology professor who served on the Hayden Expedition during its exploration of the Yellowstone area.
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- "Hilgard Peak". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2008-09-18.
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