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Cascade Volcanoes Peak Pin

Tacoma Branch of the Mountaineers

RankPeak Elev-M
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Range (Level 5) Prom-M
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1.Mount Rainier4392Mount Rainier Area4026
2.Mount Shasta4317Mount Shasta Area2982
3.Mount Baker3286Skagit Range2706
4.Mount Adams3742Mount Adams Area2486
5.Mount Hood3426Mount Hood Area2349
6.Glacier Peak3218Glacier Peak-North Stevens Pass Area2297
7.Mount Jefferson3199Mount Jefferson Area1772
8.South Sister3157Sisters Area1706
9.Lassen Peak3187Lassen Peak Area1594
10.Mount Saint Helens2540Mount Saint Helens Area1406
11.Mount McLoughlin2894Southern Oregon Cascades1370
12.Mount Thielsen2799Crater Lake Area1031
13.Mount Garibaldi2675Garibaldi Area875
14.North Sister3074Sisters Area843
15.Mount Bachelor2763Sisters Area824
16.Mount Washington2376Santiam Pass Area791
17.Three Fingered Jack2390Santiam Pass Area768
18.Broken Top2797Sisters Area675
19.Middle Sister3062Sisters Area355
20.Little Tahoma3395Mount Rainier Area261

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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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