Northwest Olympics

Range TypeGeographically-defined sub-range
Highest PointSouth Appleton (6100+ ft/1859+ m)
CountriesUnited States
Area1,417 sq mi / 3,669 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent45 mi / 73 km North-South
55 mi / 88 km East-West
Center Lat/Long48° 4' N; 124° 8' W
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Map of Northwest Olympics
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Olympic MountainsLevel 4 (Parent)
         Northwest OlympicsLevel 5
         North-Central Olympic MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Western Olympic FoothillsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Central Olympic MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Eastern Olympic MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Southern Olympic MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Northwest Olympics

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.South Appleton6100+1859+ 
2.Mount Appleton6000+1829+ 
3.Boulder Peak5600+1707+ 
4.Bogachiel Peak54741668 
5.Lizard Head Peak5350+1631+ 
6.High Divide-Soleduck Park5300+1615+ 
7.Everett Peak5250+1600+ 
8.Baldy Ridge5050+1539+ 
9.Aurora Peak4750+1448+ 
10.Mount Baldy4750+1448+ 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Northwest Olympics

South Appleton
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South Appleton from Oyster Lake (2014-08-26). Photo by Rex Shaw.
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Peak 2731
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"Sadie Peak", Pk 2731 (2015-05-16). Photo by Ken Russell.
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