Sherman Peak/Squak Glacier (Mount Baker)


Glacier Ski/Snowboard - Sherman Peak/Squak Glacier (Mount Baker)

This is an overnight trip to ski\ride Mt Baker via Squak Glacier for recent graduates of the Glacier Travel and Crevasse Rescue on Skis\Snowboard course.

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  • M3G Mountain 3 Glacier Ski
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 13.4 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 7,000 ft

Saturday morning 8am Ash Way Park and Ride in Lynnwood.

Please answer the following questions when going through leader's permission required.

1. Are you currently in the Glacier Travel and Crevasse Rescue course on skis\snowboard? If not, you can still ask to join, but priority is given to current students.
2. Do you have ski\snowboard crampons AND boot crampons? This is the one hard requirement.

These are to give me a better idea of where you’re at and plan logistics:

3. What kind of overnight gear do you have, if any (tent-capacity, stove, etc)?
4. D
o you have a pack you can\have carried skis\snowboard and boots on?
Have you ever climbed\skied\rode a volcano before?
What’s your physical shape?


Sherman Peak/Squak Glacier (Mount Baker)

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Boots, skis/snowboard, poles
  • Climbing skins (or other method to travel uphill on snow)
  • Ski\Snowboard crampons AND boot crampons - REQUIRED FOR PARTICIPATION
  • Avalanche shovel (mental blade)
  • Avalanche beacon
  • Avalanche probe

Glacier climbing gear:

  • Seat harness
  • Rescue pulley
  • Webbing and carabiners
  • Pickets or other anchor device
  • Rope

Overnight gear

  • Tent
  • Sleeping bag\pad
  • Stove\pot
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