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McDonald Peak  Montana   #9322
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / US Rockies / Montana Rockies / Mission Range

Height: 2993 m -> 9820 feet
Prominence?: 1720 m above Beaver-Bertha Pass
Line Parent?: Red Mountain (210.6 km away, at bearing 148 degrees)
Greater Parent: Gannett Peak (573.0 km away)

Location:   47.38270,-113.91920     47:22:58, -113:55:09   12T 279664 5251826   AreaCode: EL73/DJ81
This peak is #2 in Prominence List for Montana .McDonald Peak is the highest point in the Mission Range in northwestern Montana. There are a couple of small glaciers on the north side of the mountain. The normal approach is from the west via a gravel road along Ashley Creek. From the road, a trail leads to Ashley lake. From here you need to skirt cliff bands to gain the basin south of McDonald Peak and then West MacDonald's south ridge. The ridge between the two summits is exposed and knify.

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18 McDonald Peak and the South End of the Mission Range, Montana David Wasserman