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Cascade Volcanoes Peak Pin

Tacoma Branch of the Mountaineers

Showing Ronald Oliver's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (14 out of 20, or 70%)

RankPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.Mount Hood11,239Mount Hood Area77061973-06-06
2.Three Fingered Jack7841Santiam Pass Area24811973-06-23
3.Mount Adams12,276Mount Adams Area81161974-09-03
4.Mount Rainier14,411Mount Rainier Area13,2101975-06-11
5.Mount Washington7794Santiam Pass Area25541975-08-10
6.Mount Baker10,781Skagit Range88121975-09-21
7.Mount Shasta14,162Mount Shasta Area97621976-07-01
8.Mount Jefferson10,497Mount Jefferson Area57771976-08-25
9.Glacier Peak10,520Glacier Peak-North Stevens Pass Area74981977-07-20
10.North Sister10,085Sisters Area27251977-08-07
11.South Sister10,358Sisters Area55881977-08-17
12.Broken Top9175Sisters Area21751977-08-18
13.Middle Sister10,047Sisters Area11271977-09-11
14.Mount Saint Helens8333Mount Saint Helens Area45731989-05-14
 Little Tahoma11,138Mount Rainier Area818 
 Lassen Peak10,457Lassen Peak Area5229 
 Mount McLoughlin9495Southern Oregon Cascades4455 
 Mount Thielsen9182Crater Lake Area3342 
 Mount Bachelor9065Sisters Area2665 
 Mount Garibaldi8776Garibaldi Area2805 

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List Description

This is a relatively new addition to the roster of peakbagging lists maintained by the Mountaineers. The Tacoma Branch of the club came up with this list of 20 Northwest volcanoes that stretch from California to British Columbia, and it does make a nice "tick list" for people interested in volcano climbing. Most of these peaks are also excellent ski-mountaineering destinations.

Note that despite being called the "Cascade Volcanoes Peak Pin", technically Mount Garibaldi in B.C. is usually not considered part of the Cascade Range, since the Fraser River is the natural northern boundary of the Cascades. However, it is a notable volcano formed by the same geologic forces that produced the ones to the south.

Selected Guidebook(s) for this List

       Climbing the Cascade Volcanoes (Smoot)

Caution: These books feature many of the peaks on this list, but may not have information on all of them.


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