|Best months for climbing:||Jul, Aug, Sep|
|Nearest major airport:||Billings|
|Convenient Center:||Red Lodge|
At 11,977 feet, Metcalf Mountain is the highest 11,000 foot peak in Montana (there are 40 peaks above 12,000 feet). It is located in the southeastern portion of the Beartooth Mountains, near the Wyoming state line. It is one of the more accessible peaks in the Beartooths and can be climbed in a quick day hike via the standard route on the south ridge. Metcalf Mountain also offers a variety of more difficult alpine climbing routes on solid rock. It is steep mountain with extreme relief and offers excellent views that include nearby Spirit Mountain.