List of highest mountain peaks in Washington

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The following is a list of the highest mountain peaks in the State of Washington.[1] All peaks are located in the Cascade Range, the largest of the mountain ranges in the state. Washington is one of only four states to have a high point reaching above 14,000 feet on Mount Rainier, the other states being Alaska, California, and Colorado.

Topographic elevation is the vertical distance above the reference geoid, a precise mathematical model of the Earth's sea level as an equipotential gravitational surface. Topographic prominence is the elevation difference between the summit and the highest or key col to a higher summit. Topographic isolation is the minimum great circle distance to a point of higher elevation.

This article defines a major mountain peak as a summit with at least 500 metres (1,640 ft) of topographic prominence and 2,700 metres (8,858 ft) of elevation. An ultra prominent peak is a summit with at least 1,500 metres (4,921 ft) of topographic prominence. Prior to its eruption in 1980, Mount St. Helens was at 9,677 ft (2,950 m), ranking number five on the list in both elevation and prominence, but is now reduced to 8,365 ft (2,550 m). Despite being far below the 2,700 meter minimum for inclusion, Mount St. Helens is the seventh highest in topographic prominence at 4,605 ft (1,404 m).

Mount Rainier is the highest mountain in Washington state.
Mount Adams is the second highest mountain in the state.
Mount Baker is the third highest mountain in the state.
Glacier Peak is the fourth highest mountain in the state.
The 18 Washington Mountain Peaks with 2700 meters of Elevation and 500 meters of Prominence
RankMountain PeakMountain RangeElevationProminenceIsolation
1Mount RainierCascade Range4393.293 = 14,411 feet
4392 m
4027.439 = 13,211 feet
4027 m
01175.46 = 730.4 miles
1175.5 km
2Mount AdamsCascade Range3742.988 = 12,277 feet
3743 m
2474.390 = 8,116 feet
2474 m
00075.14 = 46.7 miles
75.1 km
3Mount BakerCascade Range3285.976 = 10,778 feet
3286 m
2706.707 = 8,878 feet
2706 m
00213.71 = 132.8 miles
213.7 km
4Glacier PeakCascade Range3213.720 = 10,541 feet
3286 m
2292.378 = 7,519 feet
2292 m
00090.18 = 56.0 miles
90.2 km
5Bonanza PeakCascade Range2899.695 = 9,511 feet
2899 m
1131.402 = 3,711 feet
1,131 m
00023.04 = 14.4 miles
23.2 km
6Mount StuartCascade Range2870.427 = 9,415 feet
2870 m
1625.524 = 5,335 feet
1,626 m
00072.00 = 45.0 miles
72.0 km
7Mount FernowCascade Range2819.817 = 9,249 feet
2819 m
0857.012 = 2,811 feet
857 m
00009.44 = 5.9 miles
9.5 km
8Goode MountainCascade Range2804.878 = 9,200 feet
2810 m
0857.012 = 3,808 feet
1,161 m
00027.20 = 17.0 miles
27.2 km
9Mount ShuksanCascade Range2782.622 = 9,127 feet
2782 m
1340.549 = 4,397 feet
1,340 m
00016.64 = 10.4 miles
16.7 km
10Buckner MountainCascade Range2778.659 = 9,114 feet
2778 m
0925.000 = 3,034 feet
925 m
00006.61 = 4.1 miles
6.6 km
11Jack MountainCascade Range2764.024 = 9,066 feet
2763 m
1276.220 = 4,186 feet
1,276 m
00026.00 = 16.3 miles
26.0 km
12Mount SpickardCascade Range2737.500 = 8,979 feet
2738 m
1457.021 = 4,779 feet
1,457 m
00036.46 = 19.0 miles
30.5 km
13Black PeakCascade Range2734.756 = 8,970 feet
2734 m
1051.829 = 3,450 feet
1,051 m
00008.16 = 5.1 miles
8.2 km
14Mount RedoubtCascade Range2730.488 = 8,956 feet
2730 m
0502.744 = 1,649 feet
503 m
00004.56 = 2.9 miles
4.6 km
15North Gardner MountainCascade Range2730.488 = 8,956 feet
2730 m
1218.293 = 3,996 feet
1,218 m
00043.68 = 27.3 miles
43.7 km
16Dome PeakCascade Range2719.512 = 8,920 feet
2719 m
0926.829 = 3,040 feet
927 m
00043.68 = 27.3 miles
43.7 km
17Silver Star MountainCascade Range2705.793 = 8,875 feet
2705 m
0740.854 = 2,430 feet
742 m
00007.10 = 4.4 miles
7.1 km
18Eldorado PeakCascade Range2701.524 = 8,861 feet
2701 m
0667.073 = 2,188 feet
667 m
00008.54 = 5.3 miles
8.5 km

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