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Cascade Volcanoes Peak Pin

Tacoma Branch of the Mountaineers

Showing Paul Wichman's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (9 out of 20, or 45%)

RankPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
14.Mount Thielsen9182Crater Lake Area33421979-09-20
17.Mount Garibaldi8776Garibaldi Area2805 
7.Glacier Peak10,520Glacier Peak-North Stevens Pass Area74981982-07-18
9.Lassen Peak10,457Lassen Peak Area5229 
3.Mount Adams12,276Mount Adams Area8116 
4.Mount Hood11,239Mount Hood Area77061981-06-15
8.Mount Jefferson10,497Mount Jefferson Area5777 
1.Mount Rainier14,411Mount Rainier Area13,2102010-08-10
5.Little Tahoma11,138Mount Rainier Area818 
18.Mount Saint Helens8333Mount Saint Helens Area4573 
2.Mount Shasta14,162Mount Shasta Area9762 
19.Three Fingered Jack7841Santiam Pass Area2481 
20.Mount Washington7794Santiam Pass Area25541982 08-21
10.South Sister10,358Sisters Area55881987-07-22
11.North Sister10,085Sisters Area27252017-07-18
12.Middle Sister10,047Sisters Area11271979-09-21
15.Broken Top9175Sisters Area21752017-07-15
16.Mount Bachelor9065Sisters Area2665 
6.Mount Baker10,781Skagit Range8812 
13.Mount McLoughlin9495Southern Oregon Cascades4455 

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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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