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Washington State Island High Points

Excluding Lake/River Islands

Showing Dick Ellsworth's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (2 out of 43, or 4.65%)

RankIslandPeak Elev-Ft
CountyIsol-MiAscent Date
1.Orcas IslandMount Constitution2407San Juan21.4Unknown
2.Camano IslandCamano Island High Point590Island13.3 
3.San Juan IslandMount Dallas1090San Juan12.2 
4.Hartstene IslandHartstene Island High Point267Mason9.0 
5.Fidalgo IslandMount Erie1273Skagit8.41983-07
6.Cypress IslandCypress Island High Point1525Skagit7.7 
7.Lummi IslandLummi Peak1665Whatcom7.2 
8.Bainbridge IslandToe Jam Hill428Kitsap6.7 
9.Long IslandLong Island High Point275Pacific6.4 
10.Stuart IslandTiptop Hill650San Juan6.1 
11.Whidbey IslandWhidbey Island High Point530Island5.8 
12.Ozette IslandOzette Island High Point223Clallam5.5 
13.Guemes IslandGuemes Island High Point688Skagit5.2 
14.Vashon-Maury IslandsMaury Island High Point492King5.2 
15.Hat Island (Gedney Island)Hat-Gedney Island High Point270Snohomish4.8 
16.Indian-Marrowstone IslandJorgenson Hill348Jefferson4.7 
17.Ika IslandIka Island High Point470Skagit4.5 
18.Shaw IslandBen Nevis385San Juan4.5 
19.Sucia IslandSucia Island High Point223San Juan4.5 
20.Vendovi IslandVendovi Island High Point338Skagit4.3 
21.Jones IslandJones Island High Point210San Juan4.0 
22.McNeil IslandHyde Point Head330Pierce4.0 
23.Spieden IslandSpieden Island High Point379San Juan3.9 
24.Lopez IslandLopez Hill535San Juan3.5 
25.Blakely IslandBlakely Peak1042San Juan3.5 
26.Fox IslandFox Island High Point370Pierce3.5 
27.Blake IslandBlake Island High Point223Kitsap3.1 
28.Anderson IslandAnderson Island High Point310Pierce3.0 
29.Henry IslandHenry Island High Point305San Juan2.9 
30.Portage IslandPortage Island High Point210Whatcom2.8 
31.Hat IslandHat Island High Point270Skagit2.6 
32.Sinclair IslandSinclair Island High Point275Skagit2.6 
33.Waldron IslandDisney Mountain612San Juan2.5 
34.Burrows IslandBurrows Island High Point646Skagit2.2 
35.Decatur IslandSan Elmo Hill550San Juan2.2 
36.James IslandJames Island High Point270San Juan2.0 
37.Frost IslandFrost Island High Point230San Juan1.8 
38.Obstruction IslandObstruction Island High Point250San Juan1.7 
39.Goat IslandGoat Island High Point270Skagit1.4 
40.Ketron IslandKetron Island High Point270Pierce1.4 
41.Satellite IslandSatellite Island High Point229San Juan1.3 
42.Allan IslandAllan Island High Point264Skagit1.2 
43.East Bodelteh IslandEast Bodelteh Island High Point205Clallam1.1 

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List Description

This list shows all marine island high points in Washington State with an elevation of 200 feet or higher. Excluded are all islands in lakes and rivers, such as Mercer Island in Lake Washington or islands in the Columbia River.

Most islands on this list are in the the San Juans archipelago or the convoluted passages of Puget Sound. One is in Willapa Bay in southwest Washington, and two are in the Pacific off Cape Alava.

Climbing all peaks on this list is difficult due to access issues on several islands. Jorgenson Hill is on a Naval Reservation and closed to the general public, and the two islands near Capa Alava are part of a wildlife refuge and off-limits to protect bird nesting sites. Many of the smaller islands in the San Juans have no bridges or ferry service, so kayaking skills might be more important than climbing prowess for many of those peaks.


Thanks to Paul Klenke, who inspired this list and did a great deal of inital research.


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