Cascade Volcanoes Peak Pin
Tacoma Branch of the Mountaineers
Showing Dean Molen's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (10 out of 20, or 50%)
|Rank||Peak|| Elev-Ft ||Range (Level 5)|| Prom-Ft ||Ascent Date|
|1.||Mount Rainier||14,411||Mount Rainier Area||13,210||1969-08-09|
|2.||Mount Saint Helens||8333||Mount Saint Helens Area||4573||1973-06-09|
|3.||Mount Bachelor||9065||Sisters Area||2665||1993-04|
|4.||Mount Hood||11,239||Mount Hood Area||7706||2003-05-24|
|5.||South Sister||10,358||Sisters Area||5588||2003-06-27|
|6.||Mount McLoughlin||9495||Southern Oregon Cascades||4455||2003-07-04|
|7.||Mount Thielsen||9182||Crater Lake Area||3342||2003-07-05|
|8.||Mount Adams||12,276||Mount Adams Area||8116||2003-07-11|
|9.||Mount Shasta||14,162||Mount Shasta Area||9762||2004-07-03|
|10.||Lassen Peak||10,457||Lassen Peak Area||5229||2004-07-05|
| ||Little Tahoma||11,138||Mount Rainier Area||818|| |
| ||Mount Baker||10,781||Skagit Range||8812|| |
| ||Glacier Peak||10,520||Glacier Peak-North Stevens Pass Area||7498|| |
| ||Mount Jefferson||10,497||Mount Jefferson Area||5777|| |
| ||North Sister||10,085||Sisters Area||2725|| |
| ||Middle Sister||10,047||Sisters Area||1127|| |
| ||Broken Top||9175||Sisters Area||2175|| |
| ||Mount Garibaldi||8776||Garibaldi Area||2805|| |
| ||Three Fingered Jack||7841||Santiam Pass Area||2481|| |
| ||Mount Washington||7794||Santiam Pass Area||2554|| |
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This is a relatively new addition to the roster of peakbagging lists maintained by the Mountaineers. The Tacoma Branch of the club came up with this list of 20 Northwest volcanoes that stretch from California to British Columbia, and it does make a nice "tick list" for people interested in volcano climbing. Most of these peaks are also excellent ski-mountaineering destinations.
Note that despite being called the "Cascade Volcanoes Peak Pin", technically Mount Garibaldi in B.C. is usually not considered part of the Cascade Range, since the Fraser River is the natural northern boundary of the Cascades. However, it is a notable volcano formed by the same geologic forces that produced the ones to the south.
Selected Guidebook(s) for this List Climbing the Cascade Volcanoes (Smoot)
Caution: These books feature many of the peaks on this list, but may not have information on all of them.
Map Showing Location of Peaks
= Peaks climbed by Dean Molen = Unclimbed peaksClick on a peak to see its name and a clickable link.
(Map only shows peaks ranked by clean prominence)
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