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Washington County High Points

Showing Andrew Hladecek's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (31 out of 39, or 79.49%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft AscentsAscent Date
18.ColumbiaOregon Butte6387Blue Mountains2407922017-07-01 c
19.GarfieldDiamond Peak6379Blue Mountains779552017-06-30 b
20.AsotinRay Ridge6180Blue Mountains60522017-06-30 a
24.Walla WallaLewis Peak4888Blue Mountains16841Unknown
35.San JuanMount Constitution2407Inside Passage Islands24073742015-02-16
39.IslandCamano Island High Point580Inside Passage Islands580702016-08-27
16.FerryCopper Butte7140Monashee Mountains4740922016-08-21
3.WhatcomMount Baker10,781North Cascades881213072016-05-30
4.SnohomishGlacier Peak10,520North Cascades7498592 
5.ChelanBonanza Peak9511North Cascades3711118 
6.SkagitMount Buckner9114North Cascades3034118 
7.OkanoganNorth Gardner Mountain8956North Cascades39961672019-08-18 b
22.KlickitatIndian Rock5845North Columbia Plateau2565642019-08-02
26.DouglasBadger Mountain4254North Columbia Plateau2674902014-11-29
28.WhitmanTekoa Mountain4009North Columbia Plateau1089672016-09-03
29.BentonRattlesnake Hills Lookout3629North Columbia Plateau1829652016-03-27
30.LincolnLilienthal Mountain3568North Columbia Plateau1268422018-08-12 a
33.GrantBeezley Hills2899North Columbia Plateau749602014-11-29
36.AdamsKarakul Hills2100North Columbia Plateau190552014-11-28
38.FranklinFranklin County High Point1640North Columbia Plateau541482016-09-03
10.JeffersonMount Olympus7969Olympic Mountains7838366 
15.ClallamGray Wolf Ridge7218Olympic Mountains818922015-07-26
17.MasonMount Stone6612Olympic Mountains21321252016-08-25
25.Grays HarborGrays Harbor County High Point4880Olympic Mountains0302016-07-24
13.Pend OreilleGypsy Peak7320Selkirk Mountains1720402018-08-11 c
14.StevensAbercrombie Mountain7308Selkirk Mountains51681152016-08-20
21.SpokaneMount Spokane5883Selkirk Mountains35031952016-10-08
1.PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades13,2462051 
2.YakimaMount Adams12,276South Washington Cascades811615632011-08-21
8.SkamaniaMount Adams-West Slope8920South Washington Cascades031 
9.LewisBig Horn8000South Washington Cascades24036 
11.KingMount Daniel7960South Washington Cascades34803442018-07-21
11.KittitasMount Daniel7960South Washington Cascades34803442018-07-21
23.CowlitzGoat Mountain4965South Washington Cascades2005612016-05-14
27.ClarkSturgeon Rock-West Ridge4080South Washington Cascades0802014-10-05
32.ThurstonQuiemuth Peak2922South Washington Cascades762522014-09-01
31.PacificPacific County High Point3000Washington Coastal Hills148043 
34.WahkiakumHuckleberry Ridge2673Washington Coastal Hills393432016-11-06
37.KitsapGold Mountain1761Washington Coastal Hills15211092014-10-18

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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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