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Washington State Drainage Basin High Points

Basins with over 200 square miles

RankDrainage BasinArea-SqKmPeak Elev-M CountryRange (Level 5)Ascent Date
 Puyallup2,558Mount Rainier4392United StatesMount Rainier Area 
 Nisqually1,855Mount Rainier4392United StatesMount Rainier Area 
 Columbia671,821Mount Rainier-Southeast Crater Rim4328United StatesMount Rainier Area 
 Nooksack2,074Mount Baker3286United StatesSkagit Range 
 Skagit8,140Mount Baker3286United StatesSkagit Range 
 Hoh762Mount Olympus2429United StatesCentral Olympic Mountains 
 Snohomish4,679Mount Daniel2426United StatesAlpine Lakes Area 
 Dungeness584Mount Deception2374United StatesNorth-Central Olympic Mountains 
 Queets1,169Athena2245United StatesCentral Olympic Mountains 
 Quinault1,109West Peak2245United StatesCentral Olympic Mountains 
 Elwha833West Peak2245United StatesCentral Olympic Mountains 
 Stillaguamish1,764Three Fingers2088United StatesMountain Loop Area 
 Skokomish629Mount Stone2015United StatesEastern Olympic Mountains 
 Quillayute1,636South Appleton1859United StatesNorthwest Olympics 
 Duwamish1,231Blowout Mountain1753United StatesSouth Cascade Crest 
 Lake Washington1,466Meadow Mountain1658United StatesSouth Cascade Crest 
 Chehalis5,497Capitol Peak1540United StatesSouthern Olympic Mountains 
 Humptulips608North Gibson Peak1377United StatesSouthern Olympic Mountains 

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List Description

This list shows all peaks in Washington State that are high points of primary drainage basins with an area of over 200 square miles. A primary basin is that of a river that reaches the sea, so high points of basins of tributary rivers are excluded.

Over half of Washington is part of the vast Columbia River Basin, but the well-watered western part of the state has a healthy collection of smaller rivers that drain the Olympic Peninsula and the western slopes of the Cascades. Many of these high points are well-known peaks that many Washington climbers normally ascend in the course of their careers, so it is likely that many peakbaggers already have a head-start on this list even if they are seeing it for the first time.

 


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