Entiat, Washington: Numeral Mountain

High schooler's risk their necks to paint their graduating year on a rocky cliff face. It's been a thing for many, many years.

Address:
12298 US-97 ALT, Entiat, WA
Directions:
South edge of town, on the south side of the Entiat River. Visible from southbound US Hwy 97 ALT at its intersection with Entiat River Rd.
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Numeral Mountain.

Numeral Mountain

Entiat High School's graduating classes paint the year of their graduation on Numeral Mountain's cliffs. I have seen this for 40 years, but I had to ask at the local grocery store to learn the name of the mountain. The clerk there told me "It's in the Guinness Book of Records." But when I asked her what was its World Record, she confessed she didn't know. Some of these graduating classes likely do not have anyone living -- that's how old some of the numbers are. Seems like I remember a "10" (graduating class of 1910) up there....

[Greg Nord, 04/12/2018]

May 2022: Photo added.


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