The Manastash Ridge is a long, anticline mountain range in the central part of Washington state . It runs mainly in an east-west direction in Kittitas and Yakima counties for about 50 mi (80 km). The chain is part of the Yakima Fold Belt , a series of eastward-extending chains that arose from a Miocene fold of the Columbia River Basalt Group .
The highest point of the Manastash Ridge is Manastash Peak at 6,335 ft (1,931 m) altitude, 22.4 mi (36 km) west of Ellensburg . The Interstate 82 crosses the eastern part of the chain; Manastash Ridge Summit is located at Interstate milestone 7 (south of Ellensburg) or about 24 mi (39 km) north of Yakima at an elevation of 2,672 ft (814 m).
Summit of the Manastash Ridge
|Manastash Mountain||6,335 ft (1,931 m)|
|Quartz Mountain||6,296 ft (1,919 m)||Quartz Mountain ( English ) In: Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved July 9, 2018.|
|Mount Clifty||6,004 ft (1,830 m)||Mount Clifty ( English ) In: Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved July 9, 2018.|
|Lookout Mountain||6,188 ft (1,886 m)||Lookout Mountain, Washington . Retrieved July 9, 2018.|
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