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Washington County High Points

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RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft
AscentsAscent Date
1.PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades13,2462076 
2.WhatcomMount Baker10,781North Cascades88451326 
3.YakimaMount Adams12,276South Washington Cascades81361585 
4.JeffersonMount Olympus7969Olympic Mountains7838370 
5.SnohomishGlacier Peak10,540North Cascades7518598 
6.StevensAbercrombie Mountain7308Selkirk Mountains5178116 
7.FerryCopper Butte7140Monashee Mountains476093 
8.OkanoganNorth Gardner Mountain8956North Cascades4016169 
9.ChelanBonanza Peak9511North Cascades3731120 
10.KingMount Daniel7980South Washington Cascades3520346 
10.KittitasMount Daniel7980South Washington Cascades3520346 
12.SpokaneMount Spokane5883Selkirk Mountains3508197 
13.SkagitMount Buckner9114North Cascades3054119 
14.DouglasBadger Mountain4254North Columbia Plateau268493 
15.KlickitatIndian Rock5845North Columbia Plateau257565 
16.ColumbiaOregon Butte6387Blue Mountains241794 
17.San JuanMount Constitution2407Inside Passage Islands2407389 
18.MasonMount Stone6612Olympic Mountains2152128 
19.CowlitzGoat Mountain4965South Washington Cascades202562 
20.BentonRattlesnake Hills Lookout3629North Columbia Plateau183967 
21.Pend OreilleGypsy Peak7340Selkirk Mountains176041 
22.KitsapGold Mountain1761Washington Coastal Hills1531116 
23.PacificPacific County High Point3020Washington Coastal Hills152044 
24.LincolnLilienthal Mountain3568North Columbia Plateau127343 
25.WhitmanTekoa Mountain4009North Columbia Plateau109968 
26.ClallamGray Wolf Ridge7218Olympic Mountains83895 
27.GarfieldDiamond Peak6379Blue Mountains79956 
28.ThurstonQuiemuth Peak2922South Washington Cascades77254 
29.GrantBeezley Hills2899North Columbia Plateau74964 
30.IslandCamano Island High Point590Inside Passage Islands59074 
31.FranklinFranklin County High Point1650North Columbia Plateau55152 
32.WahkiakumHuckleberry Ridge2673Washington Coastal Hills41344 
33.LewisBig Horn8020South Washington Cascades28037 
34.AdamsKarakul Hills2105North Columbia Plateau19558 
35.Walla WallaLewis Peak4888Blue Mountains18842 
36.AsotinRay Ridge6180Blue Mountains8053 
37.ClarkSturgeon Rock-West Ridge4100South Washington Cascades4081 
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.


  • 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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