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(2017-2020, 4th finisher)

The list holds the second hundred highest peaks of Washington State. Every high point on this list adheres to the 400-foot prominence rule. Several of “The Difficult 10,” challenging climbs in Washington State, are also on this list.

2020

The list holds the first hundred highest peaks of Washington State. Every high point on this list adheres to the 400-foot prominence rule. Only a handful of people have completed the list in recent years.

 

Collectively, the T100 and the Bulger Lists share 93 of the same peaks. Once one completes this list, they can also finish the Bulger List by tackling seven more peaks. Several of “The Difficult 10,” challenging climbs in Washington State, are also on this list. More info

(2011-2016, 53rd finisher)

Conceived in the late 1970s, the unofficial climbing and mountaineering list comprising Washington State’s 100 highest summits has slowly gained popularity over the years. Mild-to-intense ascents for outdoor enthusiasts of all skill levels, ranging from easy hike-ups to multi-pitch rock climbs and glacier travels.

 

The list offers various opportunities to explore the heart of the Cascades where visitors are often few and far between. In addition, upon completion of the list, one can also finish the 400P List by tackling seven additional peaks. More info

(2009-2012)

A casual scramble, climbing, and mountaineering list with high points handpicked by the Mountaineers Club. Fun, easy route finding, mentally and physically fulfilling are just some ways to describe this perfect list for novice scramblers. Each peak offers a fresh and awe-filled perspective of rugged Stuart Range, plus picture-postcard views into the Teanaway Backcountry. More info

Nestled within North Cascades National Park, the Picket Range is home to many of the North Cascades classic ascents. The rough, steep, and jagged high points are among some of the finest and most challenging rock climbs in the Pacific Northwest. Nicknamed the “American Alps,” the range remains to be one of the most unexplored regions in the North Cascades. More info

This list of Washington State’s ten most challenging peaks defies climbers in all ways imaginable. The awe-inspiring high points demand one’s alpine ability and mental capacity thoroughly. Loose, unprotectable class 5 rocks and steep snow, plus brush-fighting comprise the bulk of the technical terrain. At the same time, it also requires ice climbing to finish the list. More info