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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-M
Range (Level 4) Prom-M
AscentsAscent Date
1.PierceMount Rainier4392South Washington Cascades40372069 
2.WhatcomMount Baker3286North Cascades26961321 
3.YakimaMount Adams3742South Washington Cascades24801579 
4.JeffersonMount Olympus2429Olympic Mountains2389369 
5.SnohomishGlacier Peak3213North Cascades2291596 
6.StevensAbercrombie Mountain2227Selkirk Mountains1578116 
7.FerryCopper Butte2176Monashee Mountains1451932003-07-10
8.OkanoganNorth Gardner Mountain2730North Cascades1224169 
9.ChelanBonanza Peak2899North Cascades1137120 
10.KingMount Daniel2432South Washington Cascades10733462003-10-04
10.KittitasMount Daniel2432South Washington Cascades10733462003-10-04
12.SpokaneMount Spokane1793Selkirk Mountains10691972003-07-09
13.SkagitMount Buckner2778North Cascades931119 
14.DouglasBadger Mountain1297North Columbia Plateau818932003-08-15
15.KlickitatIndian Rock1782North Columbia Plateau78565 
16.ColumbiaOregon Butte1947Blue Mountains737942002-08-15
17.San JuanMount Constitution734Inside Passage Islands7343842002-08-20
18.MasonMount Stone2015Olympic Mountains656127 
19.CowlitzGoat Mountain1513South Washington Cascades617622003-09-19
20.BentonRattlesnake Hills Lookout1106North Columbia Plateau56167 
21.Pend OreilleGypsy Peak2237Selkirk Mountains53641 
22.KitsapGold Mountain537Washington Coastal Hills4671142002-06-01
23.PacificPacific County High Point920Washington Coastal Hills463442003-11-08
24.LincolnLilienthal Mountain1088North Columbia Plateau388432003-07-09
25.WhitmanTekoa Mountain1222North Columbia Plateau335682002-08-16
26.ClallamGray Wolf Ridge2200Olympic Mountains255942004-07-23
27.GarfieldDiamond Peak1944Blue Mountains244562002-08-15
28.ThurstonQuiemuth Peak891South Washington Cascades235532003-07-17
29.GrantBeezley Hills884North Columbia Plateau228622001-11-10
30.IslandCamano Island High Point180Inside Passage Islands180732003-07-10
31.FranklinFranklin County High Point503North Columbia Plateau168512002-08-15
32.WahkiakumHuckleberry Ridge815Washington Coastal Hills126442003-11-08
33.LewisBig Horn2444South Washington Cascades8537 
34.AdamsKarakul Hills642North Columbia Plateau59562002-08-15
35.Walla WallaLewis Peak1490Blue Mountains57422002-08-15
36.AsotinRay Ridge1884Blue Mountains24532002-08-15
37.ClarkSturgeon Rock-West Ridge1250South Washington Cascades12812003-09-19
38.Grays HarborGrays Harbor County High Point1487Olympic Mountains631 
39.SkamaniaMount Adams-West Slope2719South 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.


  • 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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