Backcountry Ski/Snowboard - Mt Baker Backcountry Weekend

Mt Baker Backcountry Weekend

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  • Sat, Jun 19, 2010
  • Skiing/Snowboarding
  • Adults
5:30 AM at 164th SE P+R, Lynnwood
Destination is Heliotrope Ridge, access from the Coleman Gl climbing route. No glacier travel reqd. Descent is via Grouse Creek drainage. Min 3500ft, 8+/- mi RT. Final part of descent is OFF TRAIL hiking through virgin forest, 900ft. You should be comfortable skiing 35d firm slopes. This a corn snow and local strawberries on the way back tour. Rated M2.
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