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Washington County High Points

Showing Christopher Riedinger's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (6 out of 39, or 15.38%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M
Range (Level 4) Prom-M
AscentsAscent Date
1.YakimaMount Adams3742South Washington Cascades248615852014-08-16
2.MasonMount Stone2015Olympic Mountains6621282014-09-07
3.WhatcomMount Baker3286North Cascades270613262015-06-06
4.PierceMount Rainier4392South Washington Cascades403720762015-06-14
5.JeffersonMount Olympus2429Olympic Mountains23893702015-07-04
6.SnohomishGlacier Peak3219North Cascades22985982015-08-02
 ChelanBonanza Peak2899North Cascades1143120 
 SkagitMount Buckner2778North Cascades937119 
 OkanoganNorth Gardner Mountain2730North Cascades1230169 
 SkamaniaMount Adams-West Slope2719South Washington Cascades032 
 LewisBig Horn2451South Washington Cascades9837 
 KingMount Daniel2438South Washington Cascades1085346 
 KittitasMount Daniel2438South Washington Cascades1085346 
 Pend OreilleGypsy Peak2243Selkirk Mountains54941 
 StevensAbercrombie Mountain2227Selkirk Mountains1581116 
 ClallamGray Wolf Ridge2200Olympic Mountains26295 
 FerryCopper Butte2176Monashee Mountains145793 
 ColumbiaOregon Butte1947Blue Mountains74094 
 GarfieldDiamond Peak1944Blue Mountains25056 
 AsotinRay Ridge1884Blue Mountains3053 
 SpokaneMount Spokane1793Selkirk Mountains1071197 
 KlickitatIndian Rock1782North Columbia Plateau78865 
 CowlitzGoat Mountain1513South Washington Cascades62362 
 Walla WallaLewis Peak1490Blue Mountains6342 
 Grays HarborGrays Harbor County High Point1487Olympic Mountains1231 
 DouglasBadger Mountain1297North Columbia Plateau82193 
 ClarkSturgeon Rock-West Ridge1256South Washington Cascades2481 
 WhitmanTekoa Mountain1222North Columbia Plateau33868 
 BentonRattlesnake Hills Lookout1106North Columbia Plateau56467 
 LincolnLilienthal Mountain1088North Columbia Plateau39043 
 PacificPacific County High Point927Washington Coastal Hills47544 
 ThurstonQuiemuth Peak891South Washington Cascades23854 
 GrantBeezley Hills884North Columbia Plateau22864 
 WahkiakumHuckleberry Ridge815Washington Coastal Hills13244 
 San JuanMount Constitution734Inside Passage Islands734389 
 AdamsKarakul Hills643North Columbia Plateau6158 
 KitsapGold Mountain537Washington Coastal Hills470116 
 FranklinFranklin County High Point505North Columbia Plateau17052 
 IslandCamano Island High Point183Inside Passage Islands18374 

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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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