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Washington County High Points

Showing Andy Boos's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (39 out of 39, or 100%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft AscentsAscent Date
1.San JuanMount Constitution2407Inside Passage Islands24073721986
2.MasonMount Stone6612Olympic Mountains21321251988-06-05
3.YakimaMount Adams12,276South Washington Cascades811615551988-07-09
4.WhatcomMount Baker10,781North Cascades881213041989-05-22
5.SnohomishGlacier Peak10,520North Cascades74985901990-07-21
6.PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades13,24620411991-06-23
7.JeffersonMount Olympus7969Olympic Mountains78383651991-07-27
8.KingMount Daniel7960South Washington Cascades34803411993-10-10
8.KittitasMount Daniel7960South Washington Cascades34803411993-10-10
10.ChelanBonanza Peak9511North Cascades37111181995-07-08
11.SkagitMount Buckner9114North Cascades30341181996-08-24
12.OkanoganNorth Gardner Mountain8956North Cascades39961661996-09-01
13.ClallamGray Wolf Ridge7218Olympic Mountains818922001-07-20
14.DouglasBadger Mountain4254North Columbia Plateau2674902007-05-28
15.FerryCopper Butte7140Monashee Mountains4740922007-05-31
16.StevensAbercrombie Mountain7308Selkirk Mountains51681152007-06-03
17.SpokaneMount Spokane5883Selkirk Mountains35031952007-06-04
18.GarfieldDiamond Peak6379Blue Mountains779552007-06-05
18.AsotinRay Ridge6180Blue Mountains60522007-06-05
18.WhitmanTekoa Mountain4009North Columbia Plateau1089672007-06-05
21.ColumbiaOregon Butte6387Blue Mountains2407922007-06-06
22.CowlitzGoat Mountain4965South Washington Cascades2005612008-06-18
22.ClarkSturgeon Rock-West Ridge4080South Washington Cascades0802008-06-18
24.KlickitatIndian Rock5845North Columbia Plateau2565642008-06-19
25.BentonRattlesnake Hills Lookout3629North Columbia Plateau1829632009-03-30
26.Walla WallaLewis Peak4888Blue Mountains168412009-03-31
26.AdamsKarakul Hills2100North Columbia Plateau190552009-03-31
26.FranklinFranklin County High Point1640North Columbia Plateau541482009-03-31
29.LincolnLilienthal Mountain3568North Columbia Plateau1268422009-04-01
29.GrantBeezley Hills2899North Columbia Plateau749602009-04-01
31.ThurstonQuiemuth Peak2922South Washington Cascades762522009-04-06
31.KitsapGold Mountain1761Washington Coastal Hills15211092009-04-06
33.WahkiakumHuckleberry Ridge2673Washington Coastal Hills393422009-04-07
34.Pend OreilleGypsy Peak7320Selkirk Mountains1720402009-08-11
35.PacificPacific County High Point3000Washington Coastal Hills1480432010-03-18
36.Grays HarborGrays Harbor County High Point4880Olympic Mountains0302010-05-13
37.IslandCamano Island High Point580Inside Passage Islands580702010-07-26
38.SkamaniaMount Adams-West Slope8920South Washington Cascades0312010-07-29
39.LewisBig Horn8000South Washington Cascades240362010-07-30

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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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