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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 Hills15211102002-06-01
3.ColumbiaOregon Butte6387Blue Mountains2407922002-08-15
3.GarfieldDiamond Peak6379Blue Mountains779552002-08-15
3.AsotinRay Ridge6180Blue Mountains60522002-08-15
3.Walla WallaLewis Peak4888Blue Mountains168412002-08-15
3.AdamsKarakul Hills2100North Columbia Plateau190552002-08-15
3.FranklinFranklin County High Point1640North Columbia Plateau541492002-08-15
9.WhitmanTekoa Mountain4009North Columbia Plateau1089672002-08-16
10.San JuanMount Constitution2407Inside Passage Islands24073772002-08-20
11.SpokaneMount Spokane5883Selkirk Mountains35031952003-07-09
11.LincolnLilienthal Mountain3568North Columbia Plateau1268422003-07-09
13.FerryCopper Butte7140Monashee Mountains4740922003-07-10
13.IslandCamano Island High Point580Inside Passage Islands580722003-07-10
15.ThurstonQuiemuth Peak2922South Washington Cascades762522003-07-17
16.DouglasBadger Mountain4254North Columbia Plateau2674922003-08-15
17.CowlitzGoat Mountain4965South Washington Cascades2005612003-09-19
17.ClarkSturgeon Rock-West Ridge4080South Washington Cascades0802003-09-19
19.KingMount Daniel7960South Washington Cascades34803452003-10-04
19.KittitasMount Daniel7960South Washington Cascades34803452003-10-04
21.PacificPacific County High Point3000Washington Coastal Hills1480432003-11-08
21.WahkiakumHuckleberry Ridge2673Washington Coastal Hills393432003-11-08
23.ClallamGray Wolf Ridge7218Olympic Mountains818932004-07-23
 PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades13,2462058 
 YakimaMount Adams12,276South Washington Cascades81161571 
 WhatcomMount Baker10,781North Cascades88121312 
 SnohomishGlacier Peak10,520North Cascades7498592 
 ChelanBonanza Peak9511North Cascades3711119 
 SkagitMount Buckner9114North Cascades3034118 
 OkanoganNorth Gardner Mountain8956North Cascades3996168 
 SkamaniaMount Adams-West Slope8920South Washington Cascades031 
 LewisBig Horn8000South Washington Cascades24036 
 JeffersonMount Olympus7969Olympic Mountains7838368 
 Pend OreilleGypsy Peak7320Selkirk Mountains172040 
 StevensAbercrombie Mountain7308Selkirk Mountains5168115 
 MasonMount Stone6612Olympic Mountains2132125 
 KlickitatIndian Rock5845North Columbia Plateau256565 
 Grays HarborGrays Harbor County High Point4880Olympic Mountains030 
 BentonRattlesnake Hills Lookout3629North Columbia Plateau182966 

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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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