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Washington County High Points

Showing Richard Carey's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (17 out of 39, or 43.59%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft
AscentsAscent Date
14.StevensAbercrombie Mountain7308Selkirk Mountains51881162019-08-28
26.DouglasBadger Mountain4254North Columbia Plateau269493 
33.GrantBeezley Hills2899North Columbia Plateau74962 
9.LewisBig Horn8040South Washington Cascades32037 
5.ChelanBonanza Peak9511North Cascades3751120 
39.IslandCamano Island High Point600Inside Passage Islands600732009-04-30
16.FerryCopper Butte7140Monashee Mountains4780932019-09-03
19.GarfieldDiamond Peak6379Blue Mountains819562010-07-21
38.FranklinFranklin County High Point1657North Columbia Plateau55851 
4.SnohomishGlacier Peak10,560North Cascades7538595 
23.CowlitzGoat Mountain4965South Washington Cascades2045622005-08-08
37.KitsapGold Mountain1761Washington Coastal Hills15411132009-04-24
15.ClallamGray Wolf Ridge7218Olympic Mountains85894 
25.Grays HarborGrays Harbor County High Point4880Olympic Mountains4031 
13.Pend OreilleGypsy Peak7360Selkirk Mountains180041 
34.WahkiakumHuckleberry Ridge2673Washington Coastal Hills433442009-11-08
22.KlickitatIndian Rock5845North Columbia Plateau258565 
36.AdamsKarakul Hills2110North Columbia Plateau20056 
24.Walla WallaLewis Peak4888Blue Mountains20842 
30.LincolnLilienthal Mountain3568North Columbia Plateau127843 
2.YakimaMount Adams12,276South Washington Cascades815615791998-09-25
8.SkamaniaMount Adams-West Slope8920South Washington Cascades032 
3.WhatcomMount Baker10,781North Cascades88781321 
6.SkagitMount Buckner9114North Cascades3074119 
35.San JuanMount Constitution2407Inside Passage Islands24073831976-08
10.KingMount Daniel8000South Washington Cascades3560346 
10.KittitasMount Daniel8000South Washington Cascades3560346 
12.JeffersonMount Olympus7969Olympic Mountains78383692009-08-17
1.PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades13,24620662004-06-16
21.SpokaneMount Spokane5883Selkirk Mountains35131962015-06-23
17.MasonMount Stone6612Olympic Mountains2172127 
7.OkanoganNorth Gardner Mountain8956North Cascades4036169 
18.ColumbiaOregon Butte6387Blue Mountains2427942010-07-22
31.PacificPacific County High Point3040Washington Coastal Hills1560442009-11-07
32.ThurstonQuiemuth Peak2922South Washington Cascades78253 
29.BentonRattlesnake Hills Lookout3629North Columbia Plateau184967 
20.AsotinRay Ridge6180Blue Mountains100532010-07-21
27.ClarkSturgeon Rock-West Ridge4120South Washington Cascades80812005-08-08
28.WhitmanTekoa Mountain4009North Columbia Plateau1109682015-06-24

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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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