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Washington County High Points

Showing Andrew Hladecek's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (29 out of 39, or 74.36%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades13,246 
2.YakimaMount Adams12,276South Washington Cascades81162011-08-21
3.WhatcomMount Baker10,781North Cascades88122016-05-30
4.SnohomishGlacier Peak10,520North Cascades7498 
5.ChelanBonanza Peak9511North Cascades3711 
6.SkagitMount Buckner9114North Cascades3034 
7.OkanoganNorth Gardner Mountain8956North Cascades3996 
8.SkamaniaMount Adams-West Slope8920South Washington Cascades0 
9.LewisBig Horn8000South Washington Cascades240 
10.JeffersonMount Olympus7969Olympic Mountains7838 
11.KingMount Daniel7960South Washington Cascades34802018-07-21
11.KittitasMount Daniel7960South Washington Cascades34802018-07-21
13.Pend OreilleGypsy Peak7320Selkirk Mountains17202018-08-11 c
14.StevensAbercrombie Mountain7308Selkirk Mountains51682016-08-20
15.ClallamGray Wolf Ridge7218Olympic Mountains8182015-07-26
16.FerryCopper Butte7140Monashee Mountains47402016-08-21
17.MasonMount Stone6612Olympic Mountains21322016-08-25
18.ColumbiaOregon Butte6387Blue Mountains24072017-07-01 c
19.GarfieldDiamond Peak6379Blue Mountains7792017-06-30 b
20.AsotinRay Ridge6180Blue Mountains602017-06-30 a
21.SpokaneMount Spokane5883Selkirk Mountains35032016-10-08
22.KlickitatIndian Rock5845North Columbia Plateau2565 
23.CowlitzGoat Mountain4965South Washington Cascades20052016-05-14
24.Walla WallaLewis Peak4888Blue Mountains168Unknown
25.Grays HarborGrays Harbor County High Point4880Olympic Mountains02016-07-24
26.DouglasBadger Mountain4254North Columbia Plateau26742014-11-29
27.ClarkSturgeon Rock-West Ridge4080South Washington Cascades02014-10-05
28.WhitmanTekoa Mountain4009North Columbia Plateau10892016-09-03
29.BentonRattlesnake Hills Lookout3629North Columbia Plateau18292016-03-27
30.LincolnLilienthal Mountain3568North Columbia Plateau12682018-08-12 a
31.PacificPacific County High Point3000Washington Coastal Hills1480 
32.ThurstonQuiemuth Peak2922South Washington Cascades7622014-09-01
33.GrantBeezley Hills2899North Columbia Plateau7492014-11-29
34.WahkiakumHuckleberry Ridge2673Washington Coastal Hills3932016-11-06
35.San JuanMount Constitution2407Inside Passage Islands24072015-02-16
36.AdamsKarakul Hills2100North Columbia Plateau1902014-11-28
37.KitsapGold Mountain1761Washington Coastal Hills15212014-10-18
38.FranklinFranklin County High Point1640North Columbia Plateau5412016-09-03
39.IslandCamano Island High Point580Inside Passage Islands5802016-08-27

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List Description

There are 39 counties in Washington, and their high points make up the most serious collection of alpine challenges for county highpointers of any state except Alaska. The big volcanoes--Rainier, Adams, Baker, and Glacier Peak--are actually easier to climb than rocky, remote, and rugged giants like Bonanza, Buckner, and Olympus. Throw in a class-4 rock climb (Big Horn), more monster Cascade summits (Daniel, North Gardner), a few forested logging-road points in the southwest, flat farmland points in the east, and other random mountains, and you have a murderer's row line-up of peaks.


  • By 1995 I had a self-researched verision of this list, with 32 of the 39 points correct.
  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1993 by Andy Martin, reviewed by Steve Fry, Ken Jones, and John Roper.


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