Mount Baker/Coleman Glacier

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Mount Baker/Coleman Glacier

This is an intermediate alpine ice climb focused toward those in the Everett Intermediate Climbing program. We will begin the climb at the conclusion of the Alpine Ice field trip at the Coleman Glacier seracs.

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  • Sun, Aug 3, 2014 — Mon, Aug 4, 2014
  • Everett Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3, Basic Glacier Climb, M2G Mountain 2 Glacier Ski
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 8,100 ft

The Everett Branch Alpine Ice Course field trip is held Sat-Sun 8/2-3/2014 at the Coleman Seracs. At the conclusion of the course Sunday PM students and assistants not continuing on the climb will descend Heliotrope Ridge to the trailhead while those continuing the climb will ascend the Coleman Glacier to high camp.

Climbers will select a high camp on Sun 8/2 and climb the route early on Mon 8/3/14. Returning via Deming & Coleman Glaciers to the Heliotrope Ridge TH.

Route/Place

Mount Baker/Coleman Glacier



  • USGS Mt Baker

    Green Trails Mt Baker No. 13

    Green Trails Mount Baker Wilderness Climbing No. 13S
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Mountain boots that can accept crampons (not hiking boots)
  • Crampons
  • An ice axe, plus 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 locking carabiner
  • Belay device
  • Climbing harness
  • Helmet
  • Rescue pulley
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Belay gloves
  • Warm gloves or mittens
  • Cordellete
  • Pickets and ice screws 4/6 per team
  • Extra webbing or cord
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