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Washington County High Points

Showing Bob Packard's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (39 out of 39, or 100%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades13,2461986-07 a8
2.YakimaMount Adams12,276South Washington Cascades81161984-08 a8
3.WhatcomMount Baker10,781North Cascades88121984-08 a4
4.SnohomishGlacier Peak10,520North Cascades74982003-07-24
5.ChelanBonanza Peak9511North Cascades37112004-07-17
6.SkagitMount Buckner9114North Cascades30342000-08-25
7.OkanoganNorth Gardner Mountain8956North Cascades39961999-08-10
8.SkamaniaMount Adams-West Slope8920South Washington Cascades02000-08-23
9.LewisBig Horn8000South Washington Cascades2402001-08-11
10.JeffersonMount Olympus7969Olympic Mountains78382002-08-17
11.KingMount Daniel7960South Washington Cascades34802000-08-29
11.KittitasMount Daniel7960South Washington Cascades34802000-08-29
13.Pend OreilleGypsy Peak7320Selkirk Mountains17202000-08-18
14.StevensAbercrombie Mountain7308Selkirk Mountains51681999-07-01
15.ClallamGray Wolf Ridge7218Olympic Mountains8182000-08-27
16.FerryCopper Butte7140Monashee Mountains47402000-08-19
17.MasonMount Stone6612Olympic Mountains21322001-08-16
18.ColumbiaOregon Butte6387Blue Mountains24072000-08-12
19.GarfieldDiamond Peak6379Blue Mountains7792000-08-12
20.AsotinRay Ridge6180Blue Mountains602000-08-12
21.SpokaneMount Spokane5883Selkirk Mountains35031999-07-01
22.KlickitatIndian Rock5845North Columbia Plateau25651999-08-04
23.CowlitzGoat Mountain4965South Washington Cascades20051999-08-13
24.Walla WallaLewis Peak4888Blue Mountains1681999-07-02
25.Grays HarborGrays Harbor County High Point4880Olympic Mountains02001-08-14
26.DouglasBadger Mountain4254North Columbia Plateau26741999-06-30
27.ClarkSturgeon Rock-West Ridge4080South Washington Cascades01999-08-14
28.WhitmanTekoa Mountain4009North Columbia Plateau10891999-07-01
29.BentonRattlesnake Hills Lookout3629North Columbia Plateau18291999-07-02
30.LincolnLilienthal Mountain3568North Columbia Plateau12681999-06-30
31.PacificPacific County High Point3000Washington Coastal Hills14802001-08-13
32.ThurstonQuiemuth Peak2922South Washington Cascades7621999-08-07
33.GrantBeezley Hills2899North Columbia Plateau7491999-06-30
34.WahkiakumHuckleberry Ridge2673Washington Coastal Hills3931999-08-12
35.San JuanMount Constitution2407Inside Passage Islands24071999-07-04
36.AdamsKarakul Hills2100North Columbia Plateau1901999-07-02
37.KitsapGold Mountain1761Washington Coastal Hills15211999-08-07
38.FranklinFranklin County High Point1640North Columbia Plateau5411999-07-02
39.IslandCamano Island High Point580Inside Passage Islands5801999-07-05

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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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