El Capitan (Montana)

El Capitan is the second highest peak in the Bitterroot Mountains of Montana, part of the larger Bitterroot Range that runs along the border of Montana and Idaho. The highest point of the Bitterroot Mountains is nearby Trapper Peak.

El Capitan
Lonesome Bachelor (left) and El Capitan (right) from near Little Rock Creek Lake
Highest point
Elevation9,984 ft (3,043 m)[1]
Prominence1,978 ft (603 m)[1]
Coordinates46°00′27″N 114°23′48″W[2]
Parent rangeBitterroot Mountains
Topo mapUSGS El Capitan, MT

The peak is located in the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness in the Bitterroot National Forest.


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