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High Points of Counties Crossed by the Pacific Crest Trail

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5)Ascents
1.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Mount Whitney Group2554
1.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Mount Whitney Group2554
3.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411Mount Rainier Area2014
4.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246White Mountains718
5.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Palisades210
6.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162Mount Shasta Area1101
7.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Ritter Range-East Yosemite205
8.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Ritter Range-East Yosemite187
9.WA-YakimaMount Adams12,276Mount Adams Area1528
10.CA-San BernardinoSan Gorgonio Mountain11,499San Bernardino Mountains1256
11.CA-AlpineSonora Peak11,459Carson-Iceberg Area280
12.OR-ClackamasMount Hood11,239Mount Hood Area1447
12.OR-Hood RiverMount Hood11,239Mount Hood Area1447
14.CA-El DoradoFreel Peak10,881Carson Range365
15.CA-RiversideSan Jacinto Peak10,839San Jacinto Mountains1780
16.WA-WhatcomMount Baker10,781Skagit Range1284
17.WA-SnohomishGlacier Peak10,520Glacier Peak-North Stevens Pass Area584
18.OR-JeffersonMount Jefferson10,497Mount Jefferson Area164
18.OR-LinnMount Jefferson10,497Mount Jefferson Area164
20.CA-ShastaLassen Peak10,457Lassen Peak Area808
21.OR-DeschutesSouth Sister10,358Sisters Area680
21.OR-LaneSouth Sister10,358Sisters Area680
23.CA-Los AngelesMount San Antonio10,064San Gabriel Mountains3081
24.WA-ChelanBonanza Peak9511Central North Cascades119
25.OR-JacksonMount McLoughlin9495Southern Oregon Cascades294
26.CA-TehamaBrokeoff Mountain9235Lassen Peak Area259
27.OR-DouglasMount Thielsen9182Crater Lake Area296
27.OR-KlamathMount Thielsen9182Crater Lake Area296
29.CA-NevadaMount Lola9148North Donner Pass Area257
30.WA-SkagitMount Buckner9114Central North Cascades117
31.CA-PlacerMount Baldy-West Ridge9040Carson Range168
32.CA-TrinityMount Eddy9025Trinity Mountains268
33.OR-MarionMount Jefferson-North Ridge9000Mount Jefferson Area32
34.WA-OkanoganNorth Gardner Mountain8956Methow Mountains164
35.WA-SkamaniaMount Adams-West Slope8920Mount Adams Area31
36.CA-SierraMount Lola-North Ridge Peak8844North Donner Pass Area166
37.CA-KernSawmill Mountain8818San Emigdio Mountains449
38.CA-PlumasMount Ingalls8372Keddie-Grizzly-Dixie Area138
39.WA-LewisBig Horn8000Goat Rocks37
40.WA-KingMount Daniel7960Alpine Lakes Area339
40.WA-KittitasMount Daniel7960Alpine Lakes Area339
42.CA-ButteButte County High Point7120Northwestern Sierra Nevada105
43.CA-San DiegoHot Springs Mountain6533San Diego Area Ranges289
44.OR-WascoOlallie Butte-Northeast Slope6280Mount Jefferson Area53
45.OR-MultnomahBuck Peak4751Mount Hood Area74

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List Description

Important: This list show the highest points of the counties that the Pacific Crest Trail traverses. Note that most of these summits are not on or near the trail; often the Pacific Crest Trail does not go over or near the highest point in a county.


     Pacific Crest Trail Counties


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