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Washington County High Points

Showing Greg Slayden's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (35 out of 39, or 89.74%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft AscentsAscent Date
1.PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades13,24620411994-07-20 b
2.San JuanMount Constitution2407Inside Passage Islands24073721995-03-30
3.WhatcomMount Baker10,781North Cascades881213041995-07-15
4.MasonMount Stone6612Olympic Mountains21321251995-07-30
5.YakimaMount Adams12,276South Washington Cascades811615551997-07-05
6.KingMount Daniel7960South Washington Cascades34803412003-08-08
6.KittitasMount Daniel7960South Washington Cascades34803412003-08-08
8.IslandCamano Island High Point580Inside Passage Islands580702004-03-27
9.ClarkSturgeon Rock-West Ridge4080South Washington Cascades0802005-06-30 a
10.CowlitzGoat Mountain4965South Washington Cascades2005612005-07-01
11.SnohomishGlacier Peak10,520North Cascades74985902006-07-26 b
12.WahkiakumHuckleberry Ridge2673Washington Coastal Hills393422006-11-10
13.PacificPacific County High Point3000Washington Coastal Hills1480432007-05-05 a
14.Grays HarborGrays Harbor County High Point4880Olympic Mountains0302007-05-28 a
15.LewisBig Horn8000South Washington Cascades240362007-07-01
16.StevensAbercrombie Mountain7308Selkirk Mountains51681152007-08-11
17.Pend OreilleGypsy Peak7320Selkirk Mountains1720402007-08-12
18.SpokaneMount Spokane5883Selkirk Mountains35031952007-08-22
19.JeffersonMount Olympus7969Olympic Mountains78383652007-09-02
20.DouglasBadger Mountain4254North Columbia Plateau2674902007-10-06 a
21.GrantBeezley Hills2899North Columbia Plateau749602007-10-06 b
22.ThurstonQuiemuth Peak2922South Washington Cascades762522008-05-10
23.SkamaniaMount Adams-West Slope8920South Washington Cascades0312008-07-19
24.SkagitMount Buckner9114North Cascades30341182008-08-23
25.ClallamGray Wolf Ridge7218Olympic Mountains818922008-09-14 b
26.BentonRattlesnake Hills Lookout3629North Columbia Plateau1829632008-10-04 a
27.KlickitatIndian Rock5845North Columbia Plateau2565642008-10-04 b
28.KitsapGold Mountain1761Washington Coastal Hills15211092008-11-15
29.OkanoganNorth Gardner Mountain8956North Cascades39961662009-05-31
30.ChelanBonanza Peak9511North Cascades37111182009-07-02
31.FerryCopper Butte7140Monashee Mountains4740922010-08-12
32.LincolnLilienthal Mountain3568North Columbia Plateau1268422010-08-13
33.WhitmanTekoa Mountain4009North Columbia Plateau1089672012-08-11 a
34.AdamsKarakul Hills2100North Columbia Plateau190552013-07-10 a
35.FranklinFranklin County High Point1640North Columbia Plateau541482013-07-13 b
 ColumbiaOregon Butte6387Blue Mountains240792 
 GarfieldDiamond Peak6379Blue Mountains77955 
 AsotinRay Ridge6180Blue Mountains6052 
 Walla WallaLewis Peak4888Blue Mountains16841 

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List Description

There are 39 counties in Washington, and their high points make up the most serious collection of alpine challenges for county highpointers of any state except Alaska. The big volcanoes--Rainier, Adams, Baker, and Glacier Peak--are actually easier to climb than rocky, remote, and rugged giants like Bonanza, Buckner, and Olympus. Throw in a class-4 rock climb (Big Horn), more monster Cascade summits (Daniel, North Gardner), a few forested logging-road points in the southwest, flat farmland points in the east, and other random mountains, and you have a murderer's row line-up of peaks.


  • By 1995 I had a self-researched verision of this list, with 32 of the 39 points correct.
  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1993 by Andy Martin, reviewed by Steve Fry, Ken Jones, and John Roper.


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