The Mazamas offers a variety of classes for all ability levels. Learn new skills in mountaineering, rock climbing, first aid, ski mountaineering, and more.
The White Salmon Glacier is an alternative route to the Fischer Chimneys rouite on Shuksan. It's a shorter and more direct approach, but can be well guarded by punishing brush. Go early season (mid June in most normal snow years) for easiest passage.
|Driving Distance from Portland||320 miles|
|Driving Time from Portland||6 hours|
|Expected Duration||Car to car in two or more days|
|Relevant Books||Selected Climbs in the Cascades Vol. 2 by Nelson and Potterfield Cascade Alpine Guide: Rainy Pass to Fraser River by Fred Beckey|
|Relevant Maps||USGS 7 minute series, Mt Shuksan <href="http: "="" adventure="" c463="" starts-here="" title="On the Mazama Climbing and Hiking map page " www.mazamas.org="" your="">On the Mazama Climbing and Hiking map page <href="http: maps.google.com="" maps?f="q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Mt.+Shuksan&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=40.732051,93.164063&ie=UTF8&ll=48.830967,-121.602902&spn=0.016583,0.04549&t=p&z=15&iwloc=addr"" title="Google map">Google map</href="http:></href="http:>|
|Awards Qualified||16 Major NW Peaks|