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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 Cascades403720772017-09-06
2.WhatcomMount Baker3286North Cascades269613262016-07-24
3.YakimaMount Adams3742South Washington Cascades24801585 
4.JeffersonMount Olympus2429Olympic Mountains23893702017-07-03
5.SnohomishGlacier Peak3213North Cascades22915982019-05-03
6.StevensAbercrombie Mountain2227Selkirk Mountains1578116 
7.FerryCopper Butte2176Monashee Mountains145193 
8.OkanoganNorth Gardner Mountain2730North Cascades1224169 
9.ChelanBonanza Peak2899North Cascades1137120 
10.KingMount Daniel2432South Washington Cascades10733462017-07-09
10.KittitasMount Daniel2432South Washington Cascades10733462017-07-09
12.SpokaneMount Spokane1793Selkirk Mountains1069197 
13.SkagitMount Buckner2778North Cascades931119 
14.DouglasBadger Mountain1297North Columbia Plateau81893 
15.KlickitatIndian Rock1782North Columbia Plateau78565 
16.ColumbiaOregon Butte1947Blue Mountains73794 
17.San JuanMount Constitution734Inside Passage Islands734389 
18.MasonMount Stone2015Olympic Mountains656128 
19.CowlitzGoat Mountain1513South Washington Cascades61762 
20.BentonRattlesnake Hills Lookout1106North Columbia Plateau56167 
21.Pend OreilleGypsy Peak2237Selkirk Mountains53641 
22.KitsapGold Mountain537Washington Coastal Hills467116 
23.PacificPacific County High Point920Washington Coastal Hills46344 
24.LincolnLilienthal Mountain1088North Columbia Plateau38843 
25.WhitmanTekoa Mountain1222North Columbia Plateau33568 
26.ClallamGray Wolf Ridge2200Olympic Mountains25595 
27.GarfieldDiamond Peak1944Blue Mountains24456 
28.ThurstonQuiemuth Peak891South Washington Cascades23554 
29.GrantBeezley Hills884North Columbia Plateau22864 
30.IslandCamano Island High Point180Inside Passage Islands18074 
31.FranklinFranklin County High Point503North Columbia Plateau16852 
32.WahkiakumHuckleberry Ridge815Washington Coastal Hills12644 
33.LewisBig Horn2444South Washington Cascades8537 
34.AdamsKarakul Hills642North Columbia Plateau5958 
35.Walla WallaLewis Peak1490Blue Mountains5742 
36.AsotinRay Ridge1884Blue Mountains2453 
37.ClarkSturgeon Rock-West Ridge1250South Washington Cascades1281 
38.Grays HarborGrays Harbor County High Point1487Olympic Mountains631 
39.SkamaniaMount Adams-West Slope2719South 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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