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Washington County High Points

Showing George Burgess's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (8 out of 39, or 20.51%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 4) Prom-M AscentsAscent Date
1.YakimaMount Adams3742South Washington Cascades247415842010-07-24
2.ColumbiaOregon Butte1947Blue Mountains734942012-09-04
3.GarfieldDiamond Peak1944Blue Mountains237562013-06-20 a
4.WhatcomMount Baker3286North Cascades268613262015-03-01
5.CowlitzGoat Mountain1513South Washington Cascades611622015-10-24
6.KlickitatIndian Rock1782North Columbia Plateau782652016-05-15
7.DouglasBadger Mountain1297North Columbia Plateau815932017-03-27
8.MasonMount Stone2015Olympic Mountains6501282018-06-30
 PierceMount Rainier4392South Washington Cascades40372075 
 SnohomishGlacier Peak3206North Cascades2285598 
 ChelanBonanza Peak2899North Cascades1131120 
 SkagitMount Buckner2778North Cascades925119 
 OkanoganNorth Gardner Mountain2730North Cascades1218169 
 SkamaniaMount Adams-West Slope2719South Washington Cascades032 
 LewisBig Horn2438South Washington Cascades7337 
 JeffersonMount Olympus2429Olympic Mountains2389370 
 KingMount Daniel2426South Washington Cascades1061346 
 KittitasMount Daniel2426South Washington Cascades1061346 
 Pend OreilleGypsy Peak2231Selkirk Mountains52441 
 StevensAbercrombie Mountain2227Selkirk Mountains1575116 
 ClallamGray Wolf Ridge2200Olympic Mountains24995 
 FerryCopper Butte2176Monashee Mountains144593 
 AsotinRay Ridge1884Blue Mountains1853 
 SpokaneMount Spokane1793Selkirk Mountains1068197 
 Walla WallaLewis Peak1490Blue Mountains5142 
 Grays HarborGrays Harbor County High Point1487Olympic Mountains031 
 ClarkSturgeon Rock-West Ridge1244South Washington Cascades081 
 WhitmanTekoa Mountain1222North Columbia Plateau33268 
 BentonRattlesnake Hills Lookout1106North Columbia Plateau55767 
 LincolnLilienthal Mountain1088North Columbia Plateau38643 
 PacificPacific County High Point914Washington Coastal Hills45144 
 ThurstonQuiemuth Peak891South Washington Cascades23254 
 GrantBeezley Hills884North Columbia Plateau22863 
 WahkiakumHuckleberry Ridge815Washington Coastal Hills12044 
 San JuanMount Constitution734Inside Passage Islands734389 
 AdamsKarakul Hills640North Columbia Plateau5857 
 KitsapGold Mountain537Washington Coastal Hills464116 
 FranklinFranklin County High Point500North Columbia Plateau16551 
 IslandCamano Island High Point177Inside Passage Islands17774 

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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.

Acknowledgements

  • 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.

Links

     Washington County High Points
     Official Roster of Washington County Completers

 


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