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Washington State Wilderness High Points

Showing Scott Rice's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (26 out of 31, or 83.87%)

RankWildernessPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.Mount RainierMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades1997-07-19
2.Mount AdamsMount Adams12,276South Washington Cascades1996-08-23
3.Mount BakerMount Baker10,781North Cascades2006-07-08
4.Glacier PeakGlacier Peak10,520North Cascades2002-06-16
5.Alpine LakesMount Stuart9415South Washington Cascades1998-05-24
6.Stephen MatherGoode Mountain9200North Cascades2017-08-07
7.PasaytenJack Mountain9066North Cascades2017-08-20
8.Lake Chelan-SawtoothGardner Mountain8898North Cascades2006-07-02
9.Goat RocksGilbert Peak8184South Washington Cascades2004
10.OlympicMount Olympus7969Olympic Mountains2010-07-24
11.Henry M. JacksonSloan Peak7835North Cascades2008-07-26
12.William O. DouglasMount Aix7766South Washington Cascades2011-06-25
13.Salmo-PriestGypsy Peak7320Selkirk Mountains 
14.BuckhornMount Fricaba7139Olympic Mountains 
15.Norse PeakFifes Ridge6920South Washington Cascades2014-08-22 b
16.Boulder RiverThree Fingers6850North Cascades2007-07-31
17.The BrothersThe Brothers6842Olympic Mountains2008-09-29
18.Mount SkokomishMount Skokomish6434Olympic Mountains2006-08-26
19.Wenaha-TucannonOregon Butte6387Blue Mountains2013-08-10 b
20.TatooshTatoosh Peak6310South Washington Cascades1998-04-25
21.Wild SkyGunn Peak6240North Cascades2012-09-30 a
22.Noisy-DiobsudMount Watson6220North Cascades2006-09-12
23.ClearwaterBearhead Mountain6089South Washington Cascades2001-11-04
24.Indian HeavenLemei Rock5925South Washington Cascades2015-10-23 a
25.Glacier ViewGlacier View Wilderness High Point5528South Washington Cascades2013-10-26 b
26.Wonder MountainWonder Mountain4848Olympic Mountains2017-07-11
27.Trapper CreekSoda Peaks4520South Washington Cascades2016-09-20 a
28.Colonel BobNorth Gibson Peak4517Olympic Mountains2010-10-16
29.Juniper DunesJuniper Dunes Wilderness High Point1140North Columbia Plateau 
30.Washington IslandsOzette Island High Point223Olympic Mountains 
31.San Juan IslandsCastle Island High Point180Inside Passage Islands 

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List Description

Wilderness areas are large tracts of land where resource extraction, roads, structures, and motors of any kind are forbidden. The only intrusion of man permitted is foot travel and low-impact camping. They represent the last sanctuaries of the primeval world left in our developed country, and most of them are in the high mountains.

Note that the boundaries of many Wilderness Areas are indistinct and not always shown accurately on topographic maps. In addition, many Wilderness high points are "liners" or "slope points" located where a boundary is excluding a summit area that has road or tower development. So finding the exact point for many of these summits may be difficult, and being sure of reaching them may require independent research. In some cases, where a wilderness boundary came very close to a prominent undeveloped summit, that summit is assumed to be the wilderness high point even if the official boundary may be a few feet away.


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