Hunter Mountain in central Montana is named after the hunters who lived in the area, according to an official website.
The mountain was named after two men, William Hunter and William O. Smith, who spent time in the mountains of western Montana in the mid-1820s.
Smith’s wife was a nurse and Hunter spent time working as a hunter and saw a lot of wild animals, said John Thompson, an official with the National Park Service.
The name was selected because the two men worked together to harvest berries for their families.
Smith and Hunter became friends and often had dinner together at a local diner, Thompson said.
Thompson said the mountain has become a popular tourist attraction.
The National Park service, which is also part of the Bureau of Land Management, has been working with the State of Montana on naming the mountain.
The site has not yet been chosen, Thompson added.