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Tobacco Root Mountains  


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Elevation: 8'
Location: 45.5172, -111.991 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

In the Climber's Guide to Montana, Caffrey describes this range thus: "A compact plateau with concentrated peaks of the same general elevation. Loose fractured rock from top to bottom. Elevation span 6400'."

Fairly off-the-beaten-path area, with old, dark metamorphic rock.

A number of high, craggy peaks to explore with old remnants of mining exploration.

Located southeast of Butte. East of Twin Bridges, west of Norris, north of Virginia City, and bounded on the north by the Jefferson River and I-90.

Getting There 

Typical approach into the area is up Mill Creek Road out of Sheridan.

Climbing Season



Weather station 11.4 miles from here

4 Total Routes

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Featured Route For Tobacco Root Mountains

Dirt and Hunger 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  MT : Tobacco Root Mountains : Cattlemen's cliff
Dirt and Hunger follows the first crack to the left (west) of the pine tree on the ledge. the crack is generally good hands but widens to around fist size with good face holds over the few bulges. The route ends just before the last roof and descends off a chock stone....[more]   Browse More Classics in MT

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