Mt. Baker is an awesome arena for snow and ice! In fact, one of the US snowfall records was recorded at Mt Baker Ski area in the winter of 1998-99. The grand total was 1,140" of snow. That is 95'! The good news is all of that snowfall keeps the glaciers healthy and happy, …trip details
Mt Baker is one of the iconic volcanoes of the Northwest. Visible from Puget Sound, it dominates the landscape with its glaciers, second only to Mt Rainier in terms of ice mass on the peak. It is the third highest peak in Washington, and a must do climb for those climbers who enjoy climbing on glaciers.
The Coleman- Deming Glacier route lies the north side of the peak and has some slightly steeper terrain than the Easton. This route tends to be the more popular climb on the peak and offers the climber the chance to experience some steeper snow fields and glacier climbing …trip details
The North Ridge is THE classic alpine ice climb of Mt Baker! Our climb will begin by hiking in along the Heliotrope Ridge trail. We will look to set up our camp somewhere between 6 and 7,000 feet on the mountain. Summit attempt day will start early ascending the North …trip details
This is a relatively low-angled route on mountain, and its greatest challenge is crevasse navigation. It’s a great climb for folks who enjoy traveling in big glacier country on one of the snowiest mountains in the lower 48.For this climb we will start out hiking along …trip details