The Moon and Whitetail Peak-Reflected at dusk

On the way to the basecamp of Castle Mountain the fourth highest peak in Montana.
Photographer: Jackson Herring

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Matt Lemke

Matt Lemke - Mar 8, 2014 10:04 pm - Voted 10/10

4th highest...

Castle is actually the 4th highest "ranked" peak in Montana. Nearly everyone forgets West Granite Peak. Nice photo though!

PanamaRed

PanamaRed - Mar 9, 2014 11:15 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: 4th highest...

Interesting! Is West Granite part of the main Granite Peak massif? Would that make Mount Wood the 3rd highest then?

Matt Lemke

Matt Lemke - Mar 10, 2014 1:08 am - Voted 10/10

Re: 4th highest...

West Granite is sort of part of the main Granite Peak massif. It has about 330 feet of prominence with a deep notch between them. I actually did the traverse between them last summer. I put up a page for it too.

Yes Wood is actually the 3rd highest!

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