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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 Group2779
1.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Mount Whitney Group2779
3.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411Mount Rainier Area2118
4.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246White Mountains804
5.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Palisades235
6.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162Mount Shasta Area1191
7.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Ritter Range-East Yosemite225
8.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Ritter Range-East Yosemite206
9.WA-YakimaMount Adams12,276Mount Adams Area1625
10.CA-San BernardinoSan Gorgonio Mountain11,499San Bernardino Mountains1448
11.CA-AlpineSonora Peak11,459Carson-Iceberg Area302
12.OR-ClackamasMount Hood11,239Mount Hood Area1553
12.OR-Hood RiverMount Hood11,239Mount Hood Area1553
14.CA-El DoradoFreel Peak10,881Carson Range408
15.CA-RiversideSan Jacinto Peak10,839San Jacinto Mountains1975
16.WA-WhatcomMount Baker10,781Skagit Range1366
17.WA-SnohomishGlacier Peak10,520Glacier Peak-North Stevens Pass Area618
18.OR-JeffersonMount Jefferson10,497Mount Jefferson Area175
18.OR-LinnMount Jefferson10,497Mount Jefferson Area175
20.CA-ShastaLassen Peak10,457Lassen Peak Area887
21.OR-DeschutesSouth Sister10,358Sisters Area729
21.OR-LaneSouth Sister10,358Sisters Area729
23.CA-Los AngelesMount San Antonio10,064San Gabriel Mountains3544
24.WA-ChelanBonanza Peak9511Central North Cascades122
25.OR-JacksonMount McLoughlin9495Southern Oregon Cascades327
26.CA-TehamaBrokeoff Mountain9235Lassen Peak Area282
27.OR-DouglasMount Thielsen9182Crater Lake Area327
27.OR-KlamathMount Thielsen9182Crater Lake Area327
29.CA-NevadaMount Lola9148North Donner Pass Area284
30.WA-SkagitMount Buckner9114Central North Cascades120
31.CA-PlacerMount Baldy-West Ridge9040Carson Range179
32.CA-TrinityMount Eddy9025Trinity Mountains290
33.OR-MarionMount Jefferson-North Ridge9000Mount Jefferson Area33
34.WA-OkanoganNorth Gardner Mountain8956Methow Mountains184
35.WA-SkamaniaMount Adams-West Slope8920Mount Adams Area32
36.CA-SierraMount Lola-North Ridge Peak8844North Donner Pass Area175
37.CA-KernSawmill Mountain8818San Emigdio Mountains497
38.CA-PlumasMount Ingalls8372Keddie-Grizzly-Dixie Area148
39.WA-LewisBig Horn8000Goat Rocks38
40.WA-KingMount Daniel7960Alpine Lakes Area360
40.WA-KittitasMount Daniel7960Alpine Lakes Area360
42.CA-ButteButte County High Point7120Northwestern Sierra Nevada112
43.CA-San DiegoHot Springs Mountain6533San Diego Area Ranges323
44.OR-WascoOlallie Butte-Northeast Slope6280Mount Jefferson Area55
45.OR-MultnomahBuck Peak4751Mount Hood Area80

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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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