Peaks

 

100

 

 

Pursuers

 

343

 

 

Finishers

 

0

 

 

A highly-coveted Washington achievement. Includes the top 100 peaks in Washington state with at least 400 ft prominence. This challenge varies from the original Bulger List by strictly following the prominence cutoff and including any peak regardless of name status.

 

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

234 summits

Most difficult peak

Mount Rainier

Class 3

Difficulty breakdown

Class 3/4 3 peaks

Top climbing months

July   32%

June   18%

August   16%

"I’d like to think I made history with this one. After a huge Italian dinner and beers, we casually decided at the midnight hour, “let’s do Dragontail tomorrow”. The prior 2 big days had started to take their toll, but the beer was talking now. Only thing: I had a catch a flight back to SF the next evening. If we went for Dragontail, we’d have to book it. I was skeptical. But Josh just said, “Let’s do it.” On the trail to Colchuck Lake at 6:30am. We flew up, under 1 1/2 hrs to the lake. I ran out of steam a bit on Aasgard while Josh surged ahead and flashed the whole pass climb in 40 min" - Dragontail Peak, scott, Sep 9, 2018
"We let last night’s bratwursts & beers settle a bit and got a leisurely 8:30am start from the Eightmile Lake Trailhead. Heads up to anyone not in the know, the first few miles are a complete burn zone, including most of the long climb up from Little Eightmile Lake. Recommend at least a few brats to keep you powered up for this slog. Just put your head down, it’s worth it when you regain the forest and emerge over the ridge to Lake Caroline and an entirely different vista. From here on out, it’s a great hike into the alpine meadows below Windy Pass. Look out for a bear climbing high in a tree i" - Cashmere Mountain, scott, Sep 8, 2018
"Started out at Climber's Bivouac and climbed up the Ptarmigan/Monitor Ridge Route. Excellent and demanding non-technical climb with Clara Erickson; harder than I thought it would be given the moving ash/sand during the final mile to the summit. Beautiful hike with a variety of conditions: lower portion through forest with some older growth Douglas firs during the Ptarmigan trail transitioning to the rugged and rocky scramble portion on the ridge and finally the sandy / ash portion. Wear short gators! It keeps the sand and ash out of your shoes /boots." - Mount Saint Helens, joeerickson, Aug 24, 2018
"Sean and I started the hike to hogsback at 1ish after the drive and ferry approach. Alot of parties on the way down didn't make it due to an unsafe snow bridge. At camp we talked to a party that summited but they broke the bridge on the way back and weren't sure if there was a way up. We figured we would look and roped up at 130am. The snow conditions were great but there were alot of crevasses to navigate. We got to the broken snow bridge as the sun was coming up and spotted a route that looked ok but it was real steep right above the crevasse. We teamed up with another party of 2, using all " - Mount Baker, MatthewWinterberg, Aug 7, 2018
"Six of us were stuck in a cave for three hours on 8/4/18 about an hour below the Lunch Counter. Severe hail storm with lightening. No warning. We were instantly wet and cold." - Mount Adams, blindskov, Aug 5, 2018