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Washington County High Points

Showing Craig Willis'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 Cascades13,2102007-06-01
2.YakimaMount Adams12,276South Washington Cascades81562010-07-21
3.WhatcomMount Baker10,781North Cascades88782012-06-20
4.SnohomishGlacier Peak10,560North Cascades75382010-07-30
5.ChelanBonanza Peak9511North Cascades37512011-07-11
6.SkagitMount Buckner9114North Cascades30742010-07-11
7.OkanoganNorth Gardner Mountain8956North Cascades40362010-06-26
8.SkamaniaMount Adams-West Slope8920South Washington Cascades02010-07-25
9.LewisBig Horn8040South Washington Cascades3202011-07-31
10.KingMount Daniel8000South Washington Cascades35602010-08-28
10.KittitasMount Daniel8000South Washington Cascades35602010-08-28
12.JeffersonMount Olympus7969Olympic Mountains78382011-07-05
13.Pend OreilleGypsy Peak7360Selkirk Mountains18002010-08-07
14.StevensAbercrombie Mountain7308Selkirk Mountains51882010-08-07
15.ClallamGray Wolf Ridge7218Olympic Mountains8582010-07-14
16.FerryCopper Butte7140Monashee Mountains47802010-08-08
17.MasonMount Stone6612Olympic Mountains21722010-08-21
18.ColumbiaOregon Butte6387Blue Mountains24272009-08-28
19.GarfieldDiamond Peak6379Blue Mountains8192009-08-28
20.AsotinRay Ridge6180Blue Mountains1002009-08-28
21.SpokaneMount Spokane5883Selkirk Mountains35132010-06-19
22.KlickitatIndian Rock5845North Columbia Plateau25852010-08-15
23.CowlitzGoat Mountain4965South Washington Cascades20452010-06-05
24.Walla WallaLewis Peak4888Blue Mountains1682009-04-26
25.Grays HarborGrays Harbor County High Point4880Olympic Mountains402010-05-15
26.DouglasBadger Mountain4254North Columbia Plateau26942009-04-25
27.ClarkSturgeon Rock-West Ridge4120South Washington Cascades802010-06-05
28.WhitmanTekoa Mountain4009North Columbia Plateau11092009-04-26
29.BentonRattlesnake Hills Lookout3629North Columbia Plateau18492009-03-22
30.LincolnLilienthal Mountain3568North Columbia Plateau12782009-04-26
31.PacificPacific County High Point3040Washington Coastal Hills15202010-11-05
32.ThurstonQuiemuth Peak2922South Washington Cascades7822009-04-15
33.GrantBeezley Hills2899North Columbia Plateau7492009-04-25
34.WahkiakumHuckleberry Ridge2673Washington Coastal Hills3932010-11-06
35.San JuanMount Constitution2407Inside Passage Islands24072009-03-29
36.AdamsKarakul Hills2110North Columbia Plateau2002009-04-26
37.KitsapGold Mountain1761Washington Coastal Hills15412009-04-25 a
38.FranklinFranklin County High Point1657North Columbia Plateau5582009-04-26
39.IslandCamano Island High Point600Inside Passage Islands6002009-04-13

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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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