Elevation

7,969 ft / 2,429 m

#205 in Washington

#11,066 in United States

Prominence

7,838 ft / 2,389 m

#4 in Washington

#24 in United States

Summits

15 summits

#73 in Washington

#1,348 in United States

Top climbing months

July   35%

June   23%

August   11%

Most climbed route

Blue Glacier

Highlights

  • Mount Olympus is the highest and most prominent mountain in the Olympic Mountains range in western Washington.
  • Mount Olympus is the highest point in Olympic National Park.
  • With notable local relief, it ascends over 6,900 ft from the 961 ft elevation confluence of the Hoh River with Hoh Creek in only 5.5 miles.
  • 7,829 ft of prominence, ranking 5th in the state of Washington.
  • Supports large glaciers despite its modest elevation and relatively low latitude (48¡) due to large winter snowfalls. These glaciers include Blue, Hoh, Humes, Jeffers, Hubert, and White. The longest is Hoh at 3 miles and the largest is Blue.
  • Located on the Olympic Peninsula, it is the central feature of Olympic National Park.

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