Mount Baker/Boulder Glacier


Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Baker/Boulder Glacier

  • Sat, Jun 10, 2023 — Sun, Jun 11, 2023
  • Everett Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3, Basic Glacier Climb
  • Challenging
  • Elevation Gain: 8,100 ft


Sign-up priority  to be given to Everett BCC students  until 6/1/23. Other branches please do not contact the leader before this date.

Everett BCC students do not contact the leader before 5/1/23 when the sign up will open.

This is the most strenuous and technical basic route on Baker. Great physical condition and experience scrambling class 3 rock with heavy pack are required. Also, performance at Snow 1 and Snow 2 will be taken into consideration when the roster will be finalized on 6/5/23. When you contact the leader to ask sign-up permission please describe your training regimen for Mountaineering  and give examples of strenuous activities with significant elevation gain, mileage and heavy pack done in the last two months. 


Mount Baker/Boulder Glacier

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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