Goat Mountain (Mount Baker)

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Alpine Scramble - Goat Mountain (Mount Baker)

Goat (West Peak) (Larrabee) 6891

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  • Technical 3, Strenuous 4
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,400 ft
9:00 AM at Goat Mtn TH
Located only about 3 miles south of the Canadian border, Goat Mountain is a double summitted massif just north of the junction of Ruth Creek and the Nooksack River. Goat Mountain has a commanding view of Mts. Baker, Shuksan, Sefrit, Larrabee, Ruth, The Border Peaks, Tomyhoi, Slesse, the Northern Pickets, and an enless sea of other jagged, icy mountains. The West Peak has good trail to within the last 50 vertical feet from the summit. The last part traverses a permanent snowfield so an ice ax and helmet should be brought on either peak at all times of the year. From the top, it is an airy perch to some of the best views in the Cascades, being surrounded on all sides by other great mountains, and looking far north into Canada. Trip Specifics: Goat Mountain – Mt Baker area, 6891' (S4-T3) (USGS Mt. Larrabee) Distance: 10 miles round trip Elevation gain: 4400' gain. Pace: Moderate Meeting Location: Goat Mountain TH (2.5 miles in on Hennegan Pass Rd (NF 32), off of Mt Baker Hwy (WA-542) Meeting Time: 9:00 a.m. Leader E-mail: wsashby@earthlink.net Leader Moble: 206.852.3008
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Goat Mountain (Mount Baker)


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