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Cascade Volcanoes Peak Pin

Tacoma Branch of the Mountaineers

RankPeak Elev-Ft
(Avg)
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
(Avg)
1.Mount Rainier14,411Mount Rainier Area13,210
2.Mount Shasta14,162Mount Shasta Area9772
3.Mount Baker10,781Skagit Range8845
4.Mount Adams12,276Mount Adams Area8136
5.Mount Hood11,239Mount Hood Area7706
6.Glacier Peak10,540Glacier Peak-North Stevens Pass Area7518
7.Mount Jefferson10,497Mount Jefferson Area5797
8.South Sister10,358Sisters Area5593
9.Lassen Peak10,457Lassen Peak Area5229
10.Mount Saint Helens8333Mount Saint Helens Area4593
11.Mount McLoughlin9495Southern Oregon Cascades4475
12.Mount Thielsen9182Crater Lake Area3362
13.Mount Garibaldi8776Garibaldi Area2838
14.North Sister10,085Sisters Area2745
15.Mount Bachelor9065Sisters Area2685
16.Mount Washington7794Santiam Pass Area2574
17.Three Fingered Jack7841Santiam Pass Area2501
18.Broken Top9175Sisters Area2195
19.Middle Sister10,047Sisters Area1147
20.Little Tahoma11,138Mount Rainier Area838

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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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