Peaks

 

5

 

 

Pursuers

 

252

 

 

Finishers

 

5

 

 

Awarded by the Mountaineers club for climbing the 5 most prominent peaks in Washington state. All 5 are glaciated. See more on the Mountaineers site: https://www.mountaineers.org/about/branches-committees/seattle-branch/committees/seattle-climbing-committee/seattle-climbing-website/peak-pins

 

Highest peak

Mount Rainier

14,411 ft / 4,392 m

Most prominent peak

Mount Rainier

13,212 ft / 4,027 m

Most summited peak

Mount Rainier

221 summits

Most difficult peak

Mount Rainier

Class 3

Difficulty breakdown

Class 3/4 1 peak

Top climbing months

July   36%

June   21%

August   16%

Highlights
  • Sample the most famous, flagship peaks in 5 different regions of Washington, the mountaineering capital of the lower 48 states.
  • Start off the challenge with the South Side route on Mount Adams, the only 1 of the 5 with a non-glacier route to the top. Bonus points for skiing from the summit!
  • Summit the heavily glaciated Mount Rainier at sunrise, the only 14er in the lower 48 states outside of California and Colorado.
  • Experience the incredible adventure of climbing Mount Olympus, a 40 mile trek through the Hoh Rain Forest with glacier climbing and a final summit scramble.
  • Enjoy the remote wilderness feel of the elusive Glacier Peak as you take in amazing views of the North Cascades.