Mt. Baker reclaimed the world record for single season snowfall in 1998-99 95 FEET, taking it from Rainier. Next to Rainier, Baker is the most glaciated peak in the lower 48 states. Easton is the most moderate route on the peak, and it's long with moderate crevasse danger.

Activity Notes

Join for a fun and scenic climb of Mt Baker. 

Crevasse Rescue skills are a must for this climb.

Proposed plan

Friday evening: Drive up Friday evening and camp at Rastar State Park in Concrete, WA. I have two campsites reserved. Drive time roughly 5 hours with no traffic.

Saturday morning: Meet at Park Butte Trailhead at 9am.

Sunday: Alpine start in the wee hours of the night. Summit and back to camp.

Monday: Hike out and drive back to Portland

Other Information
Driving Distance from Portland 290 miles
Driving Time from Portland 5 hours
Expected Duration Car to car in two or more days
Relevant Books Summit Guide to the Cascade Volcanoes by Jeff Smoot Selected Climbs in the North Cascades by Nelson and Potterfield Cascade Alpine Guide: Rainy Pass to Fraser River by Fred Beckey
Relevant Maps USGS 7 minute series, Mt. Baker, and Green Trails Mt. Baker Get a topo map, GPX track file for your GPS or smartphone, and KML file (Google Earth) for this route here: > Resources > Maps for Climbing and Hiking. <href="http: "="" adventure="" c463="" starts-here="" title="On the Mazama Climbing and Hiking map page """ your="">On the Mazama Climbing and Hiking map page <href="http:"" maps?f="q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Mt.+Baker+whatcom&sll=47.578668,-122.288132&sspn=0.03555,0.090466&g=Mt.+Baker+USA&ie=UTF8&ll=48.777347,-121.813188&spn=0.017364,0.045233&t=p&z=15&iwloc=addr"" title="Google map">Google map</href="http:></href="http:>
Awards Qualified 16 Major NW Peaks
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