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High Points of Counties Crossed by the Pacific Crest Trail

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5)Ascents
1.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Mount Whitney Group3690
1.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Mount Whitney Group3690
3.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411Mount Rainier Area2789
4.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246White Mountains1081
5.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Palisades292
6.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162Mount Shasta Area1522
7.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Ritter Range-East Yosemite316
8.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Ritter Range-East Yosemite270
9.WA-YakimaMount Adams12,276Mount Adams Area2303
10.CA-San BernardinoSan Gorgonio Mountain11,499San Bernardino Mountains1918
11.CA-AlpineSonora Peak11,459Carson-Iceberg Area384
12.OR-ClackamasMount Hood11,239Mount Hood Area2109
12.OR-Hood RiverMount Hood11,239Mount Hood Area2109
14.CA-El DoradoFreel Peak10,881Carson Range531
15.CA-RiversideSan Jacinto Peak10,839San Jacinto Mountains2647
16.WA-WhatcomMount Baker10,781Skagit Range2012
17.WA-SnohomishGlacier Peak10,520Glacier Peak-North Stevens Pass Area915
18.OR-JeffersonMount Jefferson10,497Mount Jefferson Area214
18.OR-LinnMount Jefferson10,497Mount Jefferson Area214
20.CA-ShastaLassen Peak10,457Lassen Peak Area1182
21.OR-DeschutesSouth Sister10,358Sisters Area1011
21.OR-LaneSouth Sister10,358Sisters Area1011
23.CA-Los AngelesMount San Antonio10,064San Gabriel Mountains4672
24.WA-ChelanBonanza Peak9511Central North Cascades169
25.OR-JacksonMount McLoughlin9495Southern Oregon Cascades430
26.CA-TehamaBrokeoff Mountain9235Lassen Peak Area370
27.OR-DouglasMount Thielsen9182Crater Lake Area436
27.OR-KlamathMount Thielsen9182Crater Lake Area436
29.CA-NevadaMount Lola9148North Donner Pass Area370
30.WA-SkagitMount Buckner9114Central North Cascades182
31.CA-PlacerMount Baldy - West Ridge9040Carson Range221
32.CA-TrinityMount Eddy9025Trinity Mountains372
33.OR-MarionMount Jefferson - North Ridge9000Mount Jefferson Area37
34.WA-OkanoganNorth Gardner Mountain8956Methow Mountains266
35.WA-SkamaniaMount Adams - West Slope8920Mount Adams Area37
36.CA-SierraMount Lola - North Ridge Peak8844North Donner Pass Area210
37.CA-KernSawmill Mountain8818San Emigdio Mountains664
38.CA-PlumasMount Ingalls8372Keddie-Grizzly-Dixie Area165
39.WA-LewisBig Horn8000Goat Rocks43
40.WA-KingMount Daniel7960Alpine Lakes Area579
40.WA-KittitasMount Daniel7960Alpine Lakes Area579
42.CA-ButteButte County High Point7120Northwestern Sierra Nevada129
43.CA-San DiegoHot Springs Mountain6533San Diego Area Ranges450
44.OR-WascoOlallie Butte - Northeast Slope6280Mount Jefferson Area62
45.OR-MultnomahBuck Peak4751Mount Hood Area92

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List Description

Important: This list show the highest points of the counties that the Pacific Crest Trail traverses. Note that most of these summits are not on or near the trail; often the Pacific Crest Trail does not go over or near the highest point in a county.


     Pacific Crest Trail Counties


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