Skagit Range

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointMount Baker (10,781 ft/3286 m)
CountriesUnited States (63%), Canada (37%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesWashington (63%), British Columbia (37%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area3,611 sq mi / 9,353 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent70 mi / 113 km North-South
98 mi / 157 km East-West
Center Lat/Long48° 52' N; 122° 6' W
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Map of Skagit Range
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Skagit Range.
North CascadesLevel 4 (Parent)
         Far Northern Cascade RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Skagit RangeLevel 5
                 Cheam RangeLevel 6 (Child)
                 South Hope MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Hope MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Border RangesLevel 6 (Child)
                 Custer-Chilliwack GroupLevel 6 (Child)
                 Twin Sisters-FoothillsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Baker-Shuksan MassifLevel 6 (Child)
                 Bacon-Blum-Triumph AreaLevel 6 (Child)
                 Picket RangeLevel 6 (Child)
         Hozameen RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Okanogan RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Mountain Loop AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Central North CascadesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Methow MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Glacier Peak-North Stevens Pass AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Entiat MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Chelan MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Skagit Range

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Mount Baker10,7813286Baker-Shuksan Massif
2.Mount Shuksan91312783Baker-Shuksan Massif
3.Mount Spickard89792737Custer-Chilliwack Group
4.Mount Redoubt89692734Custer-Chilliwack Group
5.Assassin Spire8680+2646+Baker-Shuksan Massif
6.Mount Custer86302630Custer-Chilliwack Group
7.Silvertip Mountain85172596Hope Mountains
8.Mox Peaks85042592Custer-Chilliwack Group
9.Lemolo85012591Custer-Chilliwack Group
10.Mount Rahm8480+2585+Custer-Chilliwack Group
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Mount Baker10,7813286Baker-Shuksan Massif
2.Mount Spickard89792737Custer-Chilliwack Group
3.Silvertip Mountain85172596Hope Mountains
4.Luna Peak83112533Picket Range
5.American Border Peak79942437Border Ranges
6.Welch Peak79402420Cheam Range
7.Mount Blum76802341Bacon-Blum-Triumph Area
8.South Twin7000+2134+Twin Sisters-Foothills
9.Williams Peak69652123South Hope Mountains

Photos of Peaks in the Skagit Range

Mount Baker

Mount Baker at 11 P.M. on a clear summer night from the Railroad Grade moraine (1995-07-15). Photo by Glenn Slayden.
Mount Shuksan

Mount Shuksan's awesome north face with a coating of early season snow (2000-12-03).
Tomyhoi Peak
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Tomyhoi Peak a a crisp October day, before the snows of winter arrive (2010-10-17).
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Mount MacFarlane
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The summit ridge of Mount MacFarlane in the Canadian Cascades. Photo by Jan Triska.
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