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Washington County High Points

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RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 4) Prom-M AscentsAscent Date
1.PierceMount Rainier4392South Washington Cascades403720982006-09-27
2.YakimaMount Adams3742South Washington Cascades247416032017-06-02
3.WhatcomMount Baker3286North Cascades268613452017-05-25
4.SnohomishGlacier Peak3206North Cascades2285609 
5.ChelanBonanza Peak2899North Cascades1131121 
6.SkagitMount Buckner2778North Cascades925119 
7.OkanoganNorth Gardner Mountain2730North Cascades1218180 
8.SkamaniaMount Adams-West Slope2719South Washington Cascades032 
9.LewisBig Horn2438South Washington Cascades7337 
10.JeffersonMount Olympus2429Olympic Mountains2389375 
11.KingMount Daniel2426South Washington Cascades1061354 
11.KittitasMount Daniel2426South Washington Cascades1061354 
13.Pend OreilleGypsy Peak2231Selkirk Mountains52441 
14.StevensAbercrombie Mountain2227Selkirk Mountains15751152017-08-04
15.ClallamGray Wolf Ridge2200Olympic Mountains24994 
16.FerryCopper Butte2176Monashee Mountains1445932018-08-08
17.MasonMount Stone2015Olympic Mountains650130 
18.ColumbiaOregon Butte1947Blue Mountains73493 
19.GarfieldDiamond Peak1944Blue Mountains23755 
20.AsotinRay Ridge1884Blue Mountains1853 
21.SpokaneMount Spokane1793Selkirk Mountains1068198 
22.KlickitatIndian Rock1782North Columbia Plateau78267 
23.CowlitzGoat Mountain1513South Washington Cascades61162 
24.Walla WallaLewis Peak1490Blue Mountains5142 
25.Grays HarborGrays Harbor County High Point1487Olympic Mountains031 
26.DouglasBadger Mountain1297North Columbia Plateau81596 
27.ClarkSturgeon Rock-West Ridge1244South Washington Cascades083 
28.WhitmanTekoa Mountain1222North Columbia Plateau33268 
29.BentonRattlesnake Hills Lookout1106North Columbia Plateau55768 
30.LincolnLilienthal Mountain1088North Columbia Plateau38643 
31.PacificPacific County High Point914Washington Coastal Hills45143 
32.ThurstonQuiemuth Peak891South Washington Cascades23255 
33.GrantBeezley Hills884North Columbia Plateau22865 
34.WahkiakumHuckleberry Ridge815Washington Coastal Hills12044 
35.San JuanMount Constitution734Inside Passage Islands734391 
36.AdamsKarakul Hills640North Columbia Plateau5858 
37.KitsapGold Mountain537Washington Coastal Hills464116 
38.FranklinFranklin County High Point500North Columbia Plateau16552 
39.IslandCamano Island High Point177Inside Passage Islands17773 

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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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