Bagley & Chain Lakes


Basic Snowshoe - Chain Lakes

Snowshoe to Herman Saddle with views of Mt Shuksan and Mt Baker. This will be an out and back to the Saddle subject to Avalanche conditions.

  • Easy+
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,400 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 5,470 ft
  • Pace: 1.5 mph

Mt Baker Lodge Parking Lot at 10:30 (or whenever lodge clean-up is complete)

This trip is part of the Mt Baker Photography weekend.  Participants must have Basic Snowshoeing or higher badges to participate.  If you do not yet have the badge, but have similar experience, please use equivalency and obtain the badge before the trip!

The Chain Lakes trail passes Bagley Lakes and then rises up to Herman Pass with views to Mt Baker and Mt Shuksan as well as down to the lakes.   We will make this an out and back trip with a stop for photos at the pass.

We will only use this route in low avalanche conditions.  An alternative will be selected if that is not the case.  

As always, weather conditions may necessitate cancellation


Bagley & Chain Lakes

  • Red Marker
    48.862926, -121.682269
    48.862925809 -121.682268759
  • Red Marker
    48.857218, -121.709118
    48.8572183238 -121.70911789
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