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El Capitan
SelwayBitterrootWilderness LonesomeBachelorAndElCapitan.jpg
Lonesome Bachelor (left) and El Capitan (right) from near Little Rock Creek Lake
Highest point
Elevation 9,984 ft (3,043 m)
Prominence 1,978 ft (603 m)
Parent range Bitterroot Mountains
Topo map USGS El Capitan, MT

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.

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

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