Mount Baker/Easton Glacier


Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Baker/Easton Glacier

1-2 day climb of Easton route depending on party skills and conditions. Priority given to Basic Glacier Travel Students.

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Sat, Jun 11, 2022 — Sun, Jun 12, 2022
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3, Basic Glacier Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 14.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 7,500 ft

TBD. Be prepared to car-camp pre-climb at trailhead. 

Preference given to Basic Glacier Travel Students needing a climb from 2021 or strong 2022 BGT students. Climbers, please don't email leader prior to registration. Leaders may request a spot prior. Must be in excellent physical condition, fully vaccinated and able to help with pre-trip planning and risk/route assessment along the way in a collaborative team effort. Car-camp required pre-climb to ensure max rest for summit day! We may do the climb as a 1-day push on Friday, meaning sleeping at the TH on Thursday night, depends on the weather. Must be willing to change destinations or cancel due to weather/conditions. 


Mount Baker/Easton Glacier

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Gear List to be sent prior to climb
  • 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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