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Washington County High Points

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RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 4) Prom-M AscentsAscent Date
36.AdamsKarakul Hills640North Columbia Plateau5858 
20.AsotinRay Ridge1884Blue Mountains1853 
29.BentonRattlesnake Hills Lookout1106North Columbia Plateau55768 
5.ChelanBonanza Peak2899North Cascades1131121 
15.ClallamGray Wolf Ridge2200Olympic Mountains24994 
27.ClarkSturgeon Rock-West Ridge1244South Washington Cascades082 
18.ColumbiaOregon Butte1947Blue Mountains73493 
23.CowlitzGoat Mountain1513South Washington Cascades61162 
26.DouglasBadger Mountain1297North Columbia Plateau81596 
16.FerryCopper Butte2176Monashee Mountains144593 
38.FranklinFranklin County High Point500North Columbia Plateau16552 
19.GarfieldDiamond Peak1944Blue Mountains23755 
33.GrantBeezley Hills884North Columbia Plateau22865 
25.Grays HarborGrays Harbor County High Point1487Olympic Mountains031 
39.IslandCamano Island High Point177Inside Passage Islands17773 
10.JeffersonMount Olympus2429Olympic Mountains2389375 
11.KingMount Daniel2426South Washington Cascades1061353 
37.KitsapGold Mountain537Washington Coastal Hills464116 
11.KittitasMount Daniel2426South Washington Cascades1061353 
22.KlickitatIndian Rock1782North Columbia Plateau78267 
9.LewisBig Horn2438South Washington Cascades7337 
30.LincolnLilienthal Mountain1088North Columbia Plateau38643 
17.MasonMount Stone2015Olympic Mountains650130 
7.OkanoganNorth Gardner Mountain2730North Cascades1218180 
31.PacificPacific County High Point914Washington Coastal Hills45143 
13.Pend OreilleGypsy Peak2231Selkirk Mountains52441 
1.PierceMount Rainier4392South Washington Cascades40372098 
35.San JuanMount Constitution734Inside Passage Islands734390 
6.SkagitMount Buckner2778North Cascades925119 
8.SkamaniaMount Adams-West Slope2719South Washington Cascades032 
4.SnohomishGlacier Peak3206North Cascades2285609 
21.SpokaneMount Spokane1793Selkirk Mountains1068198 
14.StevensAbercrombie Mountain2227Selkirk Mountains1575115 
32.ThurstonQuiemuth Peak891South Washington Cascades23255 
34.WahkiakumHuckleberry Ridge815Washington Coastal Hills12044 
24.Walla WallaLewis Peak1490Blue Mountains5142 
3.WhatcomMount Baker3286North Cascades26861345 
28.WhitmanTekoa Mountain1222North Columbia Plateau33268 
2.YakimaMount Adams3742South Washington Cascades24741601 

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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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