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Cascade Volcanoes Peak Pin

Tacoma Branch of the Mountaineers

RankPeak Elev-Ft
(Avg)
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
(Avg)
Ascent Date
1.Mount Adams12,276Mount Adams Area81361997-07-13
2.Mount Baker10,781Skagit Range88451998-06-28
3.Mount Saint Helens8333Mount Saint Helens Area45931999-01-03
4.Glacier Peak10,540Glacier Peak-North Stevens Pass Area75181999-06-19
5.Little Tahoma11,138Mount Rainier Area8381999-07-11
6.Mount Rainier14,411Mount Rainier Area13,2102000-07-17
7.Three Fingered Jack7841Santiam Pass Area25012006-07-22
8.Mount Washington7794Santiam Pass Area25742006-07-23
9.Mount Bachelor9065Sisters Area26852007-07-27
10.Broken Top9175Sisters Area21952007-07-28
11.Mount McLoughlin9495Southern Oregon Cascades44752007-07-29
12.Mount Thielsen9182Crater Lake Area33622007-07-30
13.Mount Hood11,239Mount Hood Area77062008-06-15
14.Mount Jefferson10,497Mount Jefferson Area57972008-08-10
15.Mount Garibaldi8776Garibaldi Area28382009-05-24
16.Mount Shasta14,162Mount Shasta Area97722009-06-27
17.Lassen Peak10,457Lassen Peak Area52292009-06-28
18.Middle Sister10,047Sisters Area11472009-07-14 a
19.North Sister10,085Sisters Area27452009-07-14 b
20.South Sister10,358Sisters Area55932009-08-09

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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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