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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-M Range (Level 4) Prom-M AscentsAscent Date
18.ColumbiaOregon Butte1947Blue Mountains734932010-07-22
19.GarfieldDiamond Peak1944Blue Mountains237562010-07-21
20.AsotinRay Ridge1884Blue Mountains18532010-07-21
24.Walla WallaLewis Peak1490Blue Mountains5142 
35.San JuanMount Constitution734Inside Passage Islands7343781976-08
39.IslandCamano Island High Point177Inside Passage Islands177732009-04-30
16.FerryCopper Butte2176Monashee Mountains1445922019-09-03
3.WhatcomMount Baker3286North Cascades26861313 
4.SnohomishGlacier Peak3206North Cascades2285592 
5.ChelanBonanza Peak2899North Cascades1131119 
6.SkagitMount Buckner2778North Cascades925118 
7.OkanoganNorth Gardner Mountain2730North Cascades1218168 
22.KlickitatIndian Rock1782North Columbia Plateau78265 
26.DouglasBadger Mountain1297North Columbia Plateau81593 
28.WhitmanTekoa Mountain1222North Columbia Plateau332682015-06-24
29.BentonRattlesnake Hills Lookout1106North Columbia Plateau55767 
30.LincolnLilienthal Mountain1088North Columbia Plateau38643 
33.GrantBeezley Hills884North Columbia Plateau22862 
36.AdamsKarakul Hills640North Columbia Plateau5856 
38.FranklinFranklin County High Point500North Columbia Plateau16550 
10.JeffersonMount Olympus2429Olympic Mountains23893682009-08-17
15.ClallamGray Wolf Ridge2200Olympic Mountains24994 
17.MasonMount Stone2015Olympic Mountains650125 
25.Grays HarborGrays Harbor County High Point1487Olympic Mountains031 
13.Pend OreilleGypsy Peak2231Selkirk Mountains52440 
14.StevensAbercrombie Mountain2227Selkirk Mountains15751152019-08-28
21.SpokaneMount Spokane1793Selkirk Mountains10681962015-06-23
1.PierceMount Rainier4392South Washington Cascades403720582004-06-16
2.YakimaMount Adams3742South Washington Cascades247415711998-09-25
8.SkamaniaMount Adams-West Slope2719South Washington Cascades032 
9.LewisBig Horn2438South Washington Cascades7337 
11.KingMount Daniel2426South Washington Cascades1061345 
11.KittitasMount Daniel2426South Washington Cascades1061345 
23.CowlitzGoat Mountain1513South Washington Cascades611622005-08-08
27.ClarkSturgeon Rock-West Ridge1244South Washington Cascades0812005-08-08
32.ThurstonQuiemuth Peak891South Washington Cascades23253 
31.PacificPacific County High Point914Washington Coastal Hills451442009-11-07
34.WahkiakumHuckleberry Ridge815Washington Coastal Hills120442009-11-08
37.KitsapGold Mountain537Washington Coastal Hills4641112009-04-24

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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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