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Washington State Wilderness High Points

Showing Curt Baxstrom's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (21 out of 31, or 67.74%)

RankWildernessPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.Mount AdamsMount Adams12,276South Washington Cascades1997-07-13
2.OlympicMount Olympus7969Olympic Mountains1997-08-09
3.Alpine LakesMount Stuart9415South Washington Cascades1998-05-24
4.Mount BakerMount Baker10,781North Cascades1998-06-28
5.The BrothersThe Brothers6842Olympic Mountains1999-05-15
6.Glacier PeakGlacier Peak10,520North Cascades1999-06-19
7.Stephen MatherGoode Mountain9200North Cascades1999-07-31
8.ClearwaterBearhead Mountain6089South Washington Cascades1999-08-14 a
9.Mount RainierMount Rainier14,411South Washington Cascades2000-07-17
10.Henry M. JacksonSloan Peak7835North Cascades2000-09-04
11.Lake Chelan-SawtoothGardner Mountain8898North Cascades2000-09-24 b
12.TatooshTatoosh Peak6310South Washington Cascades2000-10-01
13.Boulder RiverThree Fingers6850North Cascades2001-08-29
14.Noisy-DiobsudMount Watson6220North Cascades2002-09-28 a
15.PasaytenJack Mountain9066North Cascades2003-07-20
16.Wild SkyGunn Peak6240North Cascades2003-09-27
17.William O. DouglasMount Aix7766South Washington Cascades2004-05-31
18.Mount SkokomishMount Skokomish6434Olympic Mountains2006-08-26 a
19.Glacier ViewGlacier View Wilderness High Point5528South Washington Cascades2012-08-04
20.Colonel BobNorth Gibson Peak4517Olympic Mountains2014-07-06
21.Goat RocksGilbert Peak8184South Washington Cascades2016-08-30
 Salmo-PriestGypsy Peak7320Selkirk Mountains 
 BuckhornMount Fricaba7139Olympic Mountains 
 Norse PeakFifes Ridge6920South Washington Cascades 
 Wenaha-TucannonOregon Butte6387Blue Mountains 
 Indian HeavenLemei Rock5925South Washington Cascades 
 Wonder MountainWonder Mountain4848Olympic Mountains 
 Trapper CreekSoda Peaks4520South Washington Cascades 
 Juniper DunesJuniper Dunes Wilderness High Point1140North Columbia Plateau 
 Washington IslandsOzette Island High Point223Olympic Mountains 
 San Juan IslandsCastle Island High Point180Inside Passage Islands 

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List Description

Wilderness areas are large tracts of land where resource extraction, roads, structures, and motors of any kind are forbidden. The only intrusion of man permitted is foot travel and low-impact camping. They represent the last sanctuaries of the primeval world left in our developed country, and most of them are in the high mountains.

Note that the boundaries of many Wilderness Areas are indistinct and not always shown accurately on topographic maps. In addition, many Wilderness high points are "liners" or "slope points" located where a boundary is excluding a summit area that has road or tower development. So finding the exact point for many of these summits may be difficult, and being sure of reaching them may require independent research. In some cases, where a wilderness boundary came very close to a prominent undeveloped summit, that summit is assumed to be the wilderness high point even if the official boundary may be a few feet away.


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