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Cascade Volcanoes Peak Pin

Tacoma Branch of the Mountaineers

Showing Greg Slayden's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (11 out of 20, or 55%)

RankPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
Ascent Date
1.Mount Hood11,239Mount Hood Area77061989-06-21
2.Mount Thielsen9182Crater Lake Area33621992-08-19
3.Mount Shasta14,162Mount Shasta Area97721992-08-20
4.Lassen Peak10,457Lassen Peak Area52291992-08-21
5.Mount Rainier14,411Mount Rainier Area13,2101994-07-20 b
6.Mount Saint Helens8333Mount Saint Helens Area45931995-05-13
7.Mount Baker10,781Skagit Range88451995-07-15
8.Mount Adams12,276Mount Adams Area81361997-07-05
9.Glacier Peak10,540Glacier Peak-North Stevens Pass Area75182006-07-26 b
10.Mount Jefferson10,497Mount Jefferson Area57972006-07-30
11.South Sister10,358Sisters Area55932012-06-06
 Little Tahoma11,138Mount Rainier Area838 
 North Sister10,085Sisters Area2745 
 Middle Sister10,047Sisters Area1147 
 Mount McLoughlin9495Southern Oregon Cascades4475 
 Broken Top9175Sisters Area2195 
 Mount Bachelor9065Sisters Area2685 
 Mount Garibaldi8776Garibaldi Area2838 
 Three Fingered Jack7841Santiam Pass Area2501 
 Mount Washington7794Santiam Pass Area2574 

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List Description

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.


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