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Washington County High Points

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

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
(Avg)
Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft
(Avg)
AscentsAscent Date
1.PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades13,24620481995-07-17
2.YakimaMount Adams12,276South Washington Cascades813615592000-07-05
3.KlickitatIndian Rock5845North Columbia Plateau2575642000-07-06
4.WhatcomMount Baker10,781North Cascades884513072000-07-09
5.JeffersonMount Olympus7969Olympic Mountains78383662003-08-04
6.KitsapGold Mountain1761Washington Coastal Hills15311092003-08-07
7.KingMount Daniel7980South Washington Cascades35203442003-08-08
7.KittitasMount Daniel7980South Washington Cascades35203442003-08-08
9.SpokaneMount Spokane5883Selkirk Mountains35081952003-08-09
10.ChelanBonanza Peak9511North Cascades37311182004-07-17
11.BentonRattlesnake Hills Lookout3629North Columbia Plateau1839652004-07-25
12.CowlitzGoat Mountain4965South Washington Cascades2025612005-07-01
13.OkanoganNorth Gardner Mountain8956North Cascades40161672005-07-03
14.FerryCopper Butte7140Monashee Mountains4760922005-07-04
15.StevensAbercrombie Mountain7308Selkirk Mountains51781152005-07-05
16.Pend OreilleGypsy Peak7340Selkirk Mountains1760402005-07-06
17.ClallamGray Wolf Ridge7218Olympic Mountains838922006-07-23
18.San JuanMount Constitution2407Inside Passage Islands24073742006-07-24
19.SnohomishGlacier Peak10,540North Cascades75185912006-07-26
20.ClarkSturgeon Rock-West Ridge4100South Washington Cascades40802006-08-01
21.IslandCamano Island High Point590Inside Passage Islands590702008-03-08
22.GrantBeezley Hills2899North Columbia Plateau749602008-05-05
23.DouglasBadger Mountain4254North Columbia Plateau2684902008-05-06
24.ThurstonQuiemuth Peak2922South Washington Cascades772522008-05-10
25.Grays HarborGrays Harbor County High Point4880Olympic Mountains20302008-05-18
26.LincolnLilienthal Mountain3568North Columbia Plateau1273422008-05-24 06
27.WhitmanTekoa Mountain4009North Columbia Plateau1099672008-05-24 10
28.FranklinFranklin County High Point1650North Columbia Plateau551482008-05-24 14
29.Walla WallaLewis Peak4888Blue Mountains188412008-05-25 05
30.ColumbiaOregon Butte6387Blue Mountains2417922008-07-05 16
31.GarfieldDiamond Peak6379Blue Mountains799552008-07-06 13
32.AsotinRay Ridge6180Blue Mountains80522008-07-06 15
33.SkamaniaMount Adams-West Slope8920South Washington Cascades0312008-07-19
34.MasonMount Stone6612Olympic Mountains21521252008-07-28
35.AdamsKarakul Hills2105North Columbia Plateau195552008-08-16 20
36.SkagitMount Buckner9114North Cascades30541182008-08-23
37.LewisBig Horn8020South Washington Cascades280362008-09-13 10
38.PacificPacific County High Point3020Washington Coastal Hills1520432008-11-03 08
39.WahkiakumHuckleberry Ridge2673Washington Coastal Hills413432008-11-15

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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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