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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
Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft
AscentsAscent Date
1.PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades13,24620511995-07-17
2.YakimaMount Adams12,276South Washington Cascades815615632000-07-05
3.KlickitatIndian Rock5845North Columbia Plateau2585642000-07-06
4.WhatcomMount Baker10,781North Cascades887813072000-07-09
5.JeffersonMount Olympus7969Olympic Mountains78383662003-08-04
6.KitsapGold Mountain1761Washington Coastal Hills15411092003-08-07
7.KingMount Daniel8000South Washington Cascades35603442003-08-08
7.KittitasMount Daniel8000South Washington Cascades35603442003-08-08
9.SpokaneMount Spokane5883Selkirk Mountains35131952003-08-09
10.ChelanBonanza Peak9511North Cascades37511182004-07-17
11.BentonRattlesnake Hills Lookout3629North Columbia Plateau1849652004-07-25
12.CowlitzGoat Mountain4965South Washington Cascades2045612005-07-01
13.OkanoganNorth Gardner Mountain8956North Cascades40361672005-07-03
14.FerryCopper Butte7140Monashee Mountains4780922005-07-04
15.StevensAbercrombie Mountain7308Selkirk Mountains51881152005-07-05
16.Pend OreilleGypsy Peak7360Selkirk Mountains1800402005-07-06
17.ClallamGray Wolf Ridge7218Olympic Mountains858922006-07-23
18.San JuanMount Constitution2407Inside Passage Islands24073742006-07-24
19.SnohomishGlacier Peak10,560North Cascades75385922006-07-26
20.ClarkSturgeon Rock-West Ridge4120South Washington Cascades80802006-08-01
21.IslandCamano Island High Point600Inside Passage Islands600702008-03-08
22.GrantBeezley Hills2899North Columbia Plateau749602008-05-05
23.DouglasBadger Mountain4254North Columbia Plateau2694902008-05-06
24.ThurstonQuiemuth Peak2922South Washington Cascades782522008-05-10
25.Grays HarborGrays Harbor County High Point4880Olympic Mountains40302008-05-18
26.LincolnLilienthal Mountain3568North Columbia Plateau1278422008-05-24 06
27.WhitmanTekoa Mountain4009North Columbia Plateau1109672008-05-24 10
28.FranklinFranklin County High Point1657North Columbia Plateau558482008-05-24 14
29.Walla WallaLewis Peak4888Blue Mountains208412008-05-25 05
30.ColumbiaOregon Butte6387Blue Mountains2427922008-07-05 16
31.GarfieldDiamond Peak6379Blue Mountains819552008-07-06 13
32.AsotinRay Ridge6180Blue Mountains100522008-07-06 15
33.SkamaniaMount Adams-West Slope8920South Washington Cascades0312008-07-19
34.MasonMount Stone6612Olympic Mountains21721252008-07-28
35.AdamsKarakul Hills2110North Columbia Plateau200552008-08-16 20
36.SkagitMount Buckner9114North Cascades30741182008-08-23
37.LewisBig Horn8040South Washington Cascades320362008-09-13 10
38.PacificPacific County High Point3040Washington Coastal Hills1560432008-11-03 08
39.WahkiakumHuckleberry Ridge2673Washington Coastal Hills433432008-11-15

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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.


  • 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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