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Pumpelly Pillar
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Pumpelly Pillar from the Twin Falls trail
Highest point
Elevation 7,625 ft (2,324 m)
Prominence 180 ft (55 m)
Geography
Location Glacier County, Montana, U.S.
Parent range Lewis Range
Topo map USGS Many Glacier MT
Climbing
First ascent Prehistoric
Easiest route Scramble class 2-3

Pumpelly Pillar (7,625 feet (2,324 m)) is located in the Lewis Range, Glacier National Park in the U.S. state of Montana. Located in the Two Medicine region in the southeastern section of Glacier National Park, the peak is likely named after Raphael Pumpelly, who lead the Northern Transcontinental Railway Survey party that crossed Pitamakan Pass in 1883.

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