Mount Baker/Coleman Glacier


Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Baker/Coleman Glacier

This is a mentored lead for Juliet Liu. Priority for current basic students. No inquiries before May 1,please.This is a strenuous one day climb with 16 miles and 5200' elevation gain.

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  • Thu, May 30, 2019
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3, Basic Glacier Climb, M2G Advanced Glacier Ski
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 7,000 ft

We will meet the evening before at the TH to ensure an early start.

Please contact Juliet Liu for this climb, but not before May 1. Priority is Manisha and Vineeth's sig, then other current basic climbing students. Please e-mail Juliet Liu for leader's permission and include your conditioning regimen so far this climbing season.


A backup climb is scheduled for June 6 in case the weather does not cooperate. Anybody wanting to sign up for this climb needs to be available on both dates.

This is a very long one day climb with 16 miles round trip. Basic students need to be unusually fit in order to be able to participate. 



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 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
  • Chock pick (nut tool)
  • Rescue pulley
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Belay gloves
  • Warm gloves or mittens
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