Mount Washington (Cascades)
Mount Washington is a small mountain in the US state of Washington roughly 30 miles (48 km) east-southeast of Seattle, Washington along Interstate 90. It lies on the western margin of the Cascade Range just above the coastal plains around Puget Sound, and is southeast of nearby town of North Bend.
Mount Washington as seen from Rattlesnake Ledge
|Elevation||4,400+ ft (1,340+ m)|
|Prominence||280 ft (90 m) |
|Location||King County, Washington, U.S.|
|Topo map||USGS Chester Morse Lake|
|Easiest route||No formal hiking trail|
Once known as Profile Mountain, Mount Washington was named due to a cliff resembling a profile of George Washington when viewed from an angle.
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