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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 Mountains3555
2.CA-InyoMount Whitney14,498Mount Whitney Group2787
2.CA-TulareMount Whitney14,498Mount Whitney Group2787
4.WA-PierceMount Rainier14,411Mount Rainier Area2120
5.CA-RiversideSan Jacinto Peak10,839San Jacinto Mountains1982
6.WA-YakimaMount Adams12,276Mount Adams Area1636
7.OR-ClackamasMount Hood11,239Mount Hood Area1559
7.OR-Hood RiverMount Hood11,239Mount Hood Area1559
9.CA-San BernardinoSan Gorgonio Mountain11,499San Bernardino Mountains1451
10.WA-WhatcomMount Baker10,781Skagit Range1373
11.CA-SiskiyouMount Shasta14,162Mount Shasta Area1202
12.CA-ShastaLassen Peak10,457Lassen Peak Area890
13.CA-MonoWhite Mountain Peak14,246White Mountains814
14.OR-DeschutesSouth Sister10,358Sisters Area732
14.OR-LaneSouth Sister10,358Sisters Area732
16.WA-SnohomishGlacier Peak10,520Glacier Peak-North Stevens Pass Area628
17.CA-KernSawmill Mountain8818San Emigdio Mountains500
18.CA-El DoradoFreel Peak10,881Carson Range410
19.WA-KingMount Daniel7960Alpine Lakes Area363
19.WA-KittitasMount Daniel7960Alpine Lakes Area363
21.OR-JacksonMount McLoughlin9495Southern Oregon Cascades329
22.OR-DouglasMount Thielsen9182Crater Lake Area328
22.OR-KlamathMount Thielsen9182Crater Lake Area328
24.CA-San DiegoHot Springs Mountain6533San Diego Area Ranges323
25.CA-AlpineSonora Peak11,459Carson-Iceberg Area309
26.CA-TrinityMount Eddy9025Trinity Mountains291
27.CA-NevadaMount Lola9148North Donner Pass Area288
28.CA-TehamaBrokeoff Mountain9235Lassen Peak Area283
29.CA-FresnoNorth Palisade14,242Palisades235
30.CA-MaderaMount Ritter13,143Ritter Range-East Yosemite229
31.CA-TuolumneMount Lyell13,114Ritter Range-East Yosemite206
32.WA-OkanoganNorth Gardner Mountain8956Methow Mountains186
33.CA-PlacerMount Baldy-West Ridge9040Carson Range179
34.CA-SierraMount Lola-North Ridge Peak8844North Donner Pass Area176
35.OR-JeffersonMount Jefferson10,497Mount Jefferson Area175
35.OR-LinnMount Jefferson10,497Mount Jefferson Area175
37.CA-PlumasMount Ingalls8372Keddie-Grizzly-Dixie Area148
38.WA-ChelanBonanza Peak9511Central North Cascades125
39.WA-SkagitMount Buckner9114Central North Cascades120
40.CA-ButteButte County High Point7120Northwestern Sierra Nevada114
41.OR-MultnomahBuck Peak4751Mount Hood Area80
42.OR-WascoOlallie Butte-Northeast Slope6280Mount Jefferson Area56
43.WA-LewisBig Horn8000Goat Rocks38
44.OR-MarionMount Jefferson-North Ridge9000Mount Jefferson Area33
44.WA-SkamaniaMount Adams-West Slope8920Mount Adams Area33

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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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