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Mt. Baker Summit Climbs Washington  •  10,781'  •  3286m
Itinerary

IMG Mt. Baker Summit Climbs Itineraries

These itineraries are approximate and subject to change due to conditions.

Easton Glacier Route

Day 1The team will meet their guides in Sedro-Woolley at 8am on Day 1. Here, they will do a final gear check before entering the field. The team will depart for the Schreiber's Meadow trailhead where they will follow a trail through the forest, to a lush alpine meadow, and then cross onto a glacial moraine up to Sandy Camp. This stretch to high camp will take approximately 4 hours with heavy packs. Once in camp, the team will start on their lessons, eat an early dinner, and get off to bed.
Day 2On Day 2, the team will go through the skills required to climb the route. Skills will include cramponing, ice axe arrest, and rope travel. This day will wrap up with an early dinner and rest before an early wake up the following morning.
Day 3The team will wake-up early on Day 3 to go for the summit of Mt. Baker. The Easton Glacier is a moderate climb that will include some crevasse navigation. It will be a full day to get back to camp after summiting. If there is time, the team will continue with their training lessons.

 

Sample Coleman-Deming Glacier Route Itinerary

Day 1The team will meet their guides at the Glacier Ranger Station at 8am on Day 1. Here, they will do a final gear check before entering the field. The team will depart for the Heliotrope Ridge trailhead where they will follow a trail through the forest, to a lush alpine meadow, and then cross onto a glacial moraine up to Hogsback where they will camp for the night. This stretch to high camp will take approximately 4-6 hours with heavy packs. Once in camp, the team will start on their lessons, eat an early dinner, and get off to bed.
Day 2The team will wake-up early on Day 2 to go for the summit of Mt. Baker. The Coleman-Deming route is a moderate climb that will include some crevasse navigation and steep snow climbing on the Roman Wall. It will be a full day to get back to camp after summiting. If there is time, the team will continue with their training lessons before enjoying dinner together and watching the sunset.
Day 3On Day 3 the team will hike out from Hogsback back to the trailhead. By spending the night after Day 2, climbers will be well-rested from a long summit day allowing the team to have a nice, relaxed hike to the trailhead.

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