This is one of the classic lines on a classic NW peak. Expect about 1,000 feet of moderate snow climbing up to about 50 degrees, then comes the fun part - several pitches of near vertical alpine ice, then a stroll to the summit. Descent is typically down the Coleman Deming route

Other Information
Driving Distance from Portland 310 miles
Driving Time from Portland 7 hours
Expected Duration Car to car in two or more days
Relevant Books Cascade Alpine Guide: Rainy Pass to Fraser River by Fred Beckey
Relevant Maps USGS 7 minute series, Mt. Baker, and Green Trails Mt. Baker
Awards Qualified 16 Major NW Peaks
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