Starting point for the North Face route on Mt. Shuksan. Follow Mt. Baker Hwy. to the town of Glacier. On the outskirts of town is the Park Service Ranger Station, obtain backcountry permits here. Permits are free of charge but are required for travel into Shuksan. Continue up Mt. Baker Hwy to a small pull-off at White Salmon Lodge. Do not block gate. Walk around the gate and follow the road past the lodge until the road ends at an old clearcut area.