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Washington County High Points

Showing Bill Jacobs's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (23 out of 39, or 58.97%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft
AscentsAscent Date
1.GrantBeezley Hills2899North Columbia Plateau749602001-11-10
2.KitsapGold Mountain1761Washington Coastal Hills15411092002-06-01
3.ColumbiaOregon Butte6387Blue Mountains2427922002-08-15
3.GarfieldDiamond Peak6379Blue Mountains819552002-08-15
3.AsotinRay Ridge6180Blue Mountains100522002-08-15
3.Walla WallaLewis Peak4888Blue Mountains208412002-08-15
3.AdamsKarakul Hills2110North Columbia Plateau200552002-08-15
3.FranklinFranklin County High Point1657North Columbia Plateau558482002-08-15
9.WhitmanTekoa Mountain4009North Columbia Plateau1109672002-08-16
10.San JuanMount Constitution2407Inside Passage Islands24073742002-08-20
11.SpokaneMount Spokane5883Selkirk Mountains35131952003-07-09
11.LincolnLilienthal Mountain3568North Columbia Plateau1278422003-07-09
13.FerryCopper Butte7140Monashee Mountains4780922003-07-10
13.IslandCamano Island High Point600Inside Passage Islands600702003-07-10
15.ThurstonQuiemuth Peak2922South Washington Cascades782522003-07-17
16.DouglasBadger Mountain4254North Columbia Plateau2694902003-08-15
17.CowlitzGoat Mountain4965South Washington Cascades2045612003-09-19
17.ClarkSturgeon Rock-West Ridge4120South Washington Cascades80802003-09-19
19.KingMount Daniel8000South Washington Cascades35603442003-10-04
19.KittitasMount Daniel8000South Washington Cascades35603442003-10-04
21.PacificPacific County High Point3040Washington Coastal Hills1560432003-11-08
21.WahkiakumHuckleberry Ridge2673Washington Coastal Hills433432003-11-08
23.ClallamGray Wolf Ridge7218Olympic Mountains858922004-07-23
 PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades13,2462050 
 YakimaMount Adams12,276South Washington Cascades81561561 
 WhatcomMount Baker10,781North Cascades88781307 
 SnohomishGlacier Peak10,560North Cascades7538592 
 ChelanBonanza Peak9511North Cascades3751118 
 SkagitMount Buckner9114North Cascades3074118 
 OkanoganNorth Gardner Mountain8956North Cascades4036167 
 SkamaniaMount Adams-West Slope8920South Washington Cascades031 
 LewisBig Horn8040South Washington Cascades32036 
 JeffersonMount Olympus7969Olympic Mountains7838366 
 Pend OreilleGypsy Peak7360Selkirk Mountains180040 
 StevensAbercrombie Mountain7308Selkirk Mountains5188115 
 MasonMount Stone6612Olympic Mountains2172125 
 KlickitatIndian Rock5845North Columbia Plateau258564 
 Grays HarborGrays Harbor County High Point4880Olympic Mountains4030 
 BentonRattlesnake Hills Lookout3629North Columbia Plateau184965 

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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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