12 Summits with Outrageous Names

We couldn't have made up these strange-but-true peak names if we tried.
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We couldn't have made up these strange-but-true peak names if we tried.

We're big dorks for outdoor places and their names. Every once in a while, we come across places with such outrageous names, it's a wonder they haven't been publicly protested by the morality police. God only knows what the people were thinking (or not thinking) when they added these nutso monikers to their local summits. Maybe it's supposed to be a conversation piece? Here, in descending order are the 12 best we could find. All images courtesy of our map partner mytopo.com.

12. Rotten Bananas Butte, Navajo, AZ

Rotten Bananas Butte, AZ

Rotten Bananas Butte, AZ

Grow lots of bananas in Arizona, do ya?

11. Pimple Hill, Monroe, PA

Pimple Hill, PA

Pimple Hill, PA

This is how most of us felt in junior high.

10. Hateful Hill, Rutland, VT

Hateful Hill, VT

Hateful Hill, VT

Sheesh. Tell us how you really feel.

9. Chicken Breast Bluff, Trempealeau, WI

Chicken Breast Bluff, WI

Chicken Breast Bluff, WI

Strangely specific.

8. Boner Knob, Beaverhead, MT

Boner Knob, MT

Boner Knob, MT

Does that look mountain look like a, um, you know...?

7. Bloody Dick Peak, Beaverhead, MT

Bloody Dick Peak, MT

Bloody Dick Peak, MT

Whoa. And what's the name of that National Forest? Double whoa.

6. Whiskey Dick Mountain, Kittitas, WA

Whiskey Dick Peak, WA

Whiskey Dick Peak, WA

She said it wasn’t a big deal!

5. Tumbledown Dick Head, Washington, ME

Tumbledown Dick Head, ME

Tumbledown Dick Head, ME

Wow. Just wow.

4. Poopout Hill, San Bernadino, CA

Poopout Hill, CA

Poopout Hill, CA

Was it really THAT strenuous?

3. Squaw-Humper Table, Sharon, SD

Squaw-Humper Table, SD

Squaw-Humper Table, SD

Let’s hope this meant something different back in the day.

2. Ugly Mountain, Pendleton, WV

Ugly Hill, WV

Ugly Hill, WV

A mountain only a mother could love.

1. The Grand Teton, WY

Grand Teton, WY

Grand Teton, WY

Consult your French-English dictionary.