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|