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Washington County High Points

Showing John Stolk's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (32 out of 39, or 82.05%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.SnohomishGlacier Peak10,520North Cascades74981988-06-23
2.PierceMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades13,2101989-06-25
3.JeffersonMount Olympus7969Olympic Mountains78381990-07-03
4.WhatcomMount Baker10,781North Cascades88121990-07-08
5.YakimaMount Adams12,276South Washington Cascades81161990-09-16
6.OkanoganNorth Gardner Mountain8956North Cascades39961995-08-21
7.SkagitMount Buckner9114North Cascades30341995-09-14
8.KingMount Daniel7960South Washington Cascades34801996-07-06
8.KittitasMount Daniel7960South Washington Cascades34801996-07-06
10.ClallamGray Wolf Ridge7218Olympic Mountains8181997-04-26
11.SpokaneMount Spokane5883Selkirk Mountains35032005-08-29
12.StevensAbercrombie Mountain7308Selkirk Mountains51682005-08-31
13.FerryCopper Butte7140Monashee Mountains47402005-09-01
14.MasonMount Stone6612Olympic Mountains21322006-08-04
15.KlickitatIndian Rock5845North Columbia Plateau25652006-08-25
16.San JuanMount Constitution2407Inside Passage Islands24072006-10-04
17.Walla WallaLewis Peak4888Blue Mountains1682007-06-08
18.ColumbiaOregon Butte6387Blue Mountains24072007-06-09
19.GarfieldDiamond Peak6379Blue Mountains7792007-06-10
20.DouglasBadger Mountain4254North Columbia Plateau26742007-07-24
21.AsotinRay Ridge6180Blue Mountains602008-06-22
22.CowlitzGoat Mountain4965South Washington Cascades20052008-11-15
23.KitsapGold Mountain1761Washington Coastal Hills15212009-02-28
24.ThurstonQuiemuth Peak2922South Washington Cascades7622009-03-22
25.IslandCamano Island High Point580Inside Passage Islands5802009-03-26
26.BentonRattlesnake Hills Lookout3629North Columbia Plateau18292009-04-04
27.SkamaniaMount Adams-West Slope8920South Washington Cascades02009-07-14
28.GrantBeezley Hills2899North Columbia Plateau7492009-07-27
28.AdamsKarakul Hills2100North Columbia Plateau1902009-07-27
30.PacificPacific County High Point3000Washington Coastal Hills14802010-03-26
31.WahkiakumHuckleberry Ridge2673Washington Coastal Hills3932010-04-06
32.ClarkSturgeon Rock-West Ridge4080South Washington Cascades02010-06-04
 ChelanBonanza Peak9511North Cascades3711 
 LewisBig Horn8000South Washington Cascades240 
 Pend OreilleGypsy Peak7320Selkirk Mountains1720 
 Grays HarborGrays Harbor County High Point4880Olympic Mountains0 
 WhitmanTekoa Mountain4009North Columbia Plateau1089 
 LincolnLilienthal Mountain3568North Columbia Plateau1268 
 FranklinFranklin County High Point1640North Columbia Plateau541 

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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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