Mount Baker/Coleman Glacier


Basic Glacier Climb - Colfax Peak

Colfax Peak climb post Everett BCC Snow 2 field trip.

  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3, Basic Glacier Climb, M2G Advanced Glacier Ski
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 8,100 ft

This is an extension of the Everett Basic Climbing Course (BCC) Snow 2 field trip. Only field trip participants will be considered for this climb.

This is a Sun-Mon climb for Everett BCC students who will be part of Snow 2 field trip, who are not signed-up for any of the other two post field trip climbs  and who  can spend an extra day on the mountain to get their glacier climb in. 


Mount Baker/Coleman Glacier

  • USGS Mt Baker

    Green Trails Mount Baker Wilderness Climbing No. 13SX

    Green Trails Mt Baker No. 13
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Mountain boots that can accept crampons (not hiking boots)
  • Crampons
  • An ice axe (not technical ice tools)
  • A sleeping bag rated to +20 degrees or colder
  • A sleeping pad
  • A back pack (40 to 60 liters)
  • Webbing and accessory cords
  • 6 straight gate carabiners
  • 2 locking carabiners
  • Large pear-shaped carabiner
  • Belay device
  • Climbing harness
  • Helmet
  • Rescue pulley
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Warm gloves or mittens
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