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Trapper Peak  Montana   #10414
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / US Rockies / Bitterroot Range / Bitterroot Mountains

Height: 3096 m -> 10157 feet
Prominence?: 1088 m above Nez Perce Pass
Line Parent?: Freeman Peak (82.6 km away, at bearing 146 degrees)
Greater Parent: Tweedy Mountain (113.0 km away)

Location:   45.89000,-114.29750     45:53:24, -114:17:51   11T 709673 5085378 (41 km S of Hamilton).   AreaCode: EL54/IC99
This peak is #26 in Prominence List for Montana .Trapper Peak is the highest point in the Bitterroot Mountains and it rises over 1830 m above the nearby Bitterroot Valley. It can be accessed from the Trapper Peak Trailhead using trail 133, the Trapper Creek Trailhead, and the Baker Lake Trailhead. The Trapper Peak Trailhead is the main trail to the summit class 2/3 route.

It is one of the most climbed peaks in the Bitteroot Mountains and the easiest route is only class 2/3.

Name Notes: No one is quite sure how the peak was named but some believe that it was named trapper because of the extensive trapping that took place in the area in the early days of the west.

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14 Trapper and North Trapper Peaks Kevin Altheim
8 Trapper Peak - South Aspect Kevin Altheim