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Washington County High Points

Showing Dennis Poulin'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 Cascades13,2462004-06-15
2.OkanoganNorth Gardner Mountain8956North Cascades39962004-07-15
3.DouglasBadger Mountain4254North Columbia Plateau26742004-07-17 a
4.GrantBeezley Hills2899North Columbia Plateau7492004-07-17 b
5.ClallamGray Wolf Ridge7218Olympic Mountains8182004-07-23
6.CowlitzGoat Mountain4965South Washington Cascades20052004-07-24
6.KitsapGold Mountain1761Washington Coastal Hills15212004-07-24
8.ClarkSturgeon Rock-West Ridge4080South Washington Cascades02004-07-25
9.YakimaMount Adams12,276South Washington Cascades81162004-08-20
9.BentonRattlesnake Hills Lookout3629North Columbia Plateau18292004-08-20
11.KlickitatIndian Rock5845North Columbia Plateau25652004-08-21
12.PacificPacific County High Point3000Washington Coastal Hills14802004-11-05
12.ThurstonQuiemuth Peak2922South Washington Cascades7622004-11-05
14.WahkiakumHuckleberry Ridge2673Washington Coastal Hills3932004-11-06
15.ColumbiaOregon Butte6387Blue Mountains24072004-11-12
15.Walla WallaLewis Peak4888Blue Mountains1682004-11-12
17.AsotinRay Ridge6180Blue Mountains602004-11-13
17.WhitmanTekoa Mountain4009North Columbia Plateau10892004-11-13
17.AdamsKarakul Hills2100North Columbia Plateau1902004-11-13
17.FranklinFranklin County High Point1640North Columbia Plateau5412004-11-13
21.FerryCopper Butte7140Monashee Mountains47402006-09-15
22.StevensAbercrombie Mountain7308Selkirk Mountains51682006-09-16 a
23.SpokaneMount Spokane5883Selkirk Mountains35032006-09-16 b
24.KingMount Daniel7960South Washington Cascades34802006-10-07
24.KittitasMount Daniel7960South Washington Cascades34802006-10-07
26.GarfieldDiamond Peak6379Blue Mountains7792007-07-04
27.Grays HarborGrays Harbor County High Point4880Olympic Mountains02007-08-30
28.JeffersonMount Olympus7969Olympic Mountains78382007-09-02
29.MasonMount Stone6612Olympic Mountains21322008-08-16
30.LewisBig Horn8000South Washington Cascades2402008-09-13 a
31.LincolnLilienthal Mountain3568North Columbia Plateau12682009-06-19 a
32.Pend OreilleGypsy Peak7320Selkirk Mountains17202009-06-20 a
33.ChelanBonanza Peak9511North Cascades37112009-07-02
34.SkamaniaMount Adams-West Slope8920South Washington Cascades02009-07-05
35.IslandCamano Island High Point580Inside Passage Islands5802009-08-09
36.SkagitMount Buckner9114North Cascades30342010-07-11
37.WhatcomMount Baker10,781North Cascades88122010-07-16
38.SnohomishGlacier Peak10,520North Cascades74982012-09-07
39.San JuanMount Constitution2407Inside Passage Islands24072012-10-13 b

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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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