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Washington County High Points

Showing Edward Earl'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 Cascades13,2101995-07-17
2.YakimaMount Adams12,276South Washington Cascades81162000-07-05
3.WhatcomMount Baker10,781North Cascades88122000-07-09
4.SnohomishGlacier Peak10,520North Cascades74982006-07-26
5.ChelanBonanza Peak9511North Cascades37112004-07-17
6.SkagitMount Buckner9114North Cascades30342008-08-23
7.OkanoganNorth Gardner Mountain8956North Cascades39962005-07-03
8.SkamaniaMount Adams-West Slope8920South Washington Cascades02008-07-19
9.LewisBig Horn8000South Washington Cascades2402008-09-13 10
10.JeffersonMount Olympus7969Olympic Mountains78382003-08-04
11.KingMount Daniel7960South Washington Cascades34802003-08-08
11.KittitasMount Daniel7960South Washington Cascades34802003-08-08
13.Pend OreilleGypsy Peak7320Selkirk Mountains17202005-07-06
14.StevensAbercrombie Mountain7308Selkirk Mountains51682005-07-05
15.ClallamGray Wolf Ridge7218Olympic Mountains8182006-07-23
16.FerryCopper Butte7140Monashee Mountains47402005-07-04
17.MasonMount Stone6612Olympic Mountains21322008-07-28
18.ColumbiaOregon Butte6387Blue Mountains24072008-07-05 16
19.GarfieldDiamond Peak6379Blue Mountains7792008-07-06 13
20.AsotinRay Ridge6180Blue Mountains602008-07-06 15
21.SpokaneMount Spokane5883Selkirk Mountains35032003-08-09
22.KlickitatIndian Rock5845North Columbia Plateau25652000-07-06
23.CowlitzGoat Mountain4965South Washington Cascades20052005-07-01
24.Walla WallaLewis Peak4888Blue Mountains1682008-05-25 05
25.Grays HarborGrays Harbor County High Point4880Olympic Mountains02008-05-18
26.DouglasBadger Mountain4254North Columbia Plateau26742008-05-06
27.ClarkSturgeon Rock-West Ridge4080South Washington Cascades02006-08-01
28.WhitmanTekoa Mountain4009North Columbia Plateau10892008-05-24 10
29.BentonRattlesnake Hills Lookout3629North Columbia Plateau18292004-07-25
30.LincolnLilienthal Mountain3568North Columbia Plateau12682008-05-24 06
31.PacificPacific County High Point3000Washington Coastal Hills14802008-11-03 08
32.ThurstonQuiemuth Peak2922South Washington Cascades7622008-05-10
33.GrantBeezley Hills2899North Columbia Plateau7492008-05-05
34.WahkiakumHuckleberry Ridge2673Washington Coastal Hills3932008-11-15
35.San JuanMount Constitution2407Inside Passage Islands24072006-07-24
36.AdamsKarakul Hills2100North Columbia Plateau1902008-08-16 20
37.KitsapGold Mountain1761Washington Coastal Hills15212003-08-07
38.FranklinFranklin County High Point1640North Columbia Plateau5412008-05-24 14
39.IslandCamano Island High Point580Inside Passage Islands5802008-03-08

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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. As of early 2008, only four people were known to have climbed all these summits.


  • 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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