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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
(Avg)
Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft
(Avg)
AscentsAscent Date
1.PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades13,2462058 
2.WhatcomMount Baker10,781North Cascades88451313 
3.YakimaMount Adams12,276South Washington Cascades81361571 
4.JeffersonMount Olympus7969Olympic Mountains7838368 
5.SnohomishGlacier Peak10,540North Cascades7518592 
6.StevensAbercrombie Mountain7308Selkirk Mountains5178115 
7.FerryCopper Butte7140Monashee Mountains4760922003-07-10
8.OkanoganNorth Gardner Mountain8956North Cascades4016168 
9.ChelanBonanza Peak9511North Cascades3731119 
10.KingMount Daniel7980South Washington Cascades35203452003-10-04
10.KittitasMount Daniel7980South Washington Cascades35203452003-10-04
12.SpokaneMount Spokane5883Selkirk Mountains35081962003-07-09
13.SkagitMount Buckner9114North Cascades3054118 
14.DouglasBadger Mountain4254North Columbia Plateau2684932003-08-15
15.KlickitatIndian Rock5845North Columbia Plateau257565 
16.ColumbiaOregon Butte6387Blue Mountains2417932002-08-15
17.San JuanMount Constitution2407Inside Passage Islands24073782002-08-20
18.MasonMount Stone6612Olympic Mountains2152125 
19.CowlitzGoat Mountain4965South Washington Cascades2025622003-09-19
20.BentonRattlesnake Hills Lookout3629North Columbia Plateau183967 
21.Pend OreilleGypsy Peak7340Selkirk Mountains176040 
22.KitsapGold Mountain1761Washington Coastal Hills15311112002-06-01
23.PacificPacific County High Point3020Washington Coastal Hills1520442003-11-08
24.LincolnLilienthal Mountain3568North Columbia Plateau1273432003-07-09
25.WhitmanTekoa Mountain4009North Columbia Plateau1099682002-08-16
26.ClallamGray Wolf Ridge7218Olympic Mountains838942004-07-23
27.GarfieldDiamond Peak6379Blue Mountains799562002-08-15
28.ThurstonQuiemuth Peak2922South Washington Cascades772532003-07-17
29.GrantBeezley Hills2899North Columbia Plateau749612001-11-10
30.IslandCamano Island High Point590Inside Passage Islands590732003-07-10
31.FranklinFranklin County High Point1650North Columbia Plateau551502002-08-15
32.WahkiakumHuckleberry Ridge2673Washington Coastal Hills413442003-11-08
33.LewisBig Horn8020South Washington Cascades28037 
34.AdamsKarakul Hills2105North Columbia Plateau195562002-08-15
35.Walla WallaLewis Peak4888Blue Mountains188422002-08-15
36.AsotinRay Ridge6180Blue Mountains80532002-08-15
37.ClarkSturgeon Rock-West Ridge4100South Washington Cascades40812003-09-19
38.Grays HarborGrays Harbor County High Point4880Olympic Mountains2031 
39.SkamaniaMount Adams-West Slope8920South Washington Cascades032 

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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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