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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 Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft AscentsAscent Date
36.AdamsKarakul Hills2100North Columbia Plateau190562002-08-15
20.AsotinRay Ridge6180Blue Mountains60532002-08-15
29.BentonRattlesnake Hills Lookout3629North Columbia Plateau182967 
5.ChelanBonanza Peak9511North Cascades3711120 
15.ClallamGray Wolf Ridge7218Olympic Mountains818942004-07-23
27.ClarkSturgeon Rock-West Ridge4080South Washington Cascades0812003-09-19
18.ColumbiaOregon Butte6387Blue Mountains2407942002-08-15
23.CowlitzGoat Mountain4965South Washington Cascades2005622003-09-19
26.DouglasBadger Mountain4254North Columbia Plateau2674932003-08-15
16.FerryCopper Butte7140Monashee Mountains4740932003-07-10
38.FranklinFranklin County High Point1640North Columbia Plateau541512002-08-15
19.GarfieldDiamond Peak6379Blue Mountains779562002-08-15
33.GrantBeezley Hills2899North Columbia Plateau749622001-11-10
25.Grays HarborGrays Harbor County High Point4880Olympic Mountains031 
39.IslandCamano Island High Point580Inside Passage Islands580732003-07-10
10.JeffersonMount Olympus7969Olympic Mountains7838369 
11.KingMount Daniel7960South Washington Cascades34803462003-10-04
37.KitsapGold Mountain1761Washington Coastal Hills15211142002-06-01
11.KittitasMount Daniel7960South Washington Cascades34803462003-10-04
22.KlickitatIndian Rock5845North Columbia Plateau256565 
9.LewisBig Horn8000South Washington Cascades24037 
30.LincolnLilienthal Mountain3568North Columbia Plateau1268432003-07-09
17.MasonMount Stone6612Olympic Mountains2132127 
7.OkanoganNorth Gardner Mountain8956North Cascades3996169 
31.PacificPacific County High Point3000Washington Coastal Hills1480442003-11-08
13.Pend OreilleGypsy Peak7320Selkirk Mountains172041 
1.PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades13,2462068 
35.San JuanMount Constitution2407Inside Passage Islands24073842002-08-20
6.SkagitMount Buckner9114North Cascades3034119 
8.SkamaniaMount Adams-West Slope8920South Washington Cascades032 
4.SnohomishGlacier Peak10,520North Cascades7498595 
21.SpokaneMount Spokane5883Selkirk Mountains35031972003-07-09
14.StevensAbercrombie Mountain7308Selkirk Mountains5168116 
32.ThurstonQuiemuth Peak2922South Washington Cascades762532003-07-17
34.WahkiakumHuckleberry Ridge2673Washington Coastal Hills393442003-11-08
24.Walla WallaLewis Peak4888Blue Mountains168422002-08-15
3.WhatcomMount Baker10,781North Cascades88121321 
28.WhitmanTekoa Mountain4009North Columbia Plateau1089682002-08-16
2.YakimaMount Adams12,276South Washington Cascades81161579 

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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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