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High Points of Counties Crossed by the Pacific Crest Trail

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5)Ascents
1.CA-Los AngelesMount San Antonio10,064San Gabriel Mountains4176
2.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Mount Whitney Group3193
2.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Mount Whitney Group3193
4.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411Mount Rainier Area2427
5.CA-RiversideSan Jacinto Peak10,839San Jacinto Mountains2295
6.WA-YakimaMount Adams12,276Mount Adams Area1960
7.OR-ClackamasMount Hood11,239Mount Hood Area1794
7.OR-Hood RiverMount Hood11,239Mount Hood Area1794
9.WA-WhatcomMount Baker10,781Skagit Range1670
10.CA-San BernardinoSan Gorgonio Mountain11,499San Bernardino Mountains1663
11.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162Mount Shasta Area1361
12.CA-ShastaLassen Peak10,457Lassen Peak Area1040
13.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246White Mountains972
14.OR-DeschutesSouth Sister10,358Sisters Area865
14.OR-LaneSouth Sister10,358Sisters Area865
16.WA-SnohomishGlacier Peak10,520Glacier Peak-North Stevens Pass Area773
17.CA-KernSawmill Mountain8818San Emigdio Mountains595
18.CA-El DoradoFreel Peak10,881Carson Range481
19.WA-KingMount Daniel7960Alpine Lakes Area459
19.WA-KittitasMount Daniel7960Alpine Lakes Area459
21.CA-San DiegoHot Springs Mountain6533San Diego Area Ranges387
22.OR-DouglasMount Thielsen9182Crater Lake Area382
22.OR-KlamathMount Thielsen9182Crater Lake Area382
24.OR-JacksonMount McLoughlin9495Southern Oregon Cascades374
25.CA-AlpineSonora Peak11,459Carson-Iceberg Area351
26.CA-NevadaMount Lola9148North Donner Pass Area341
27.CA-TehamaBrokeoff Mountain9235Lassen Peak Area327
28.CA-TrinityMount Eddy9025Trinity Mountains326
29.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Palisades271
30.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Ritter Range-East Yosemite270
31.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Ritter Range-East Yosemite239
32.WA-OkanoganNorth Gardner Mountain8956Methow Mountains234
33.CA-PlacerMount Baldy-West Ridge9040Carson Range203
34.CA-SierraMount Lola-North Ridge Peak8844North Donner Pass Area196
35.OR-JeffersonMount Jefferson10,497Mount Jefferson Area192
35.OR-LinnMount Jefferson10,497Mount Jefferson Area192
37.CA-PlumasMount Ingalls8372Keddie-Grizzly-Dixie Area157
38.WA-SkagitMount Buckner9114Central North Cascades150
39.WA-ChelanBonanza Peak9511Central North Cascades143
40.CA-ButteButte County High Point7120Northwestern Sierra Nevada123
41.OR-MultnomahBuck Peak4751Mount Hood Area87
42.OR-WascoOlallie Butte-Northeast Slope6280Mount Jefferson Area61
43.WA-LewisBig Horn8000Goat Rocks41
44.OR-MarionMount Jefferson-North Ridge9000Mount Jefferson Area36
45.WA-SkamaniaMount Adams-West Slope8920Mount Adams Area35

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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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