Mount Baker/North Ridge

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Mount Baker/North Ridge

Total classic. Maybe it'll go smooth on a weekend.

Info
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  • Intermediate Ice Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 16.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 7,100 ft

To be arranged by participants.

Registration opens May 3.  Do not be offended if I disregard any email for leader permission sent prior to that date.

Ideally this is not your first Intermediate Ice climb.  If we haven't climbed together, provide assurance that you'll be ready for this trip when requesting leader's permission.

Route/Place

Mount Baker/North Ridge



  • USGS Mt Baker

    Green Trails Mount Baker Wilderness Climbing No. 13SX

    Green Trails Mt Baker No. 13
  • See full route/place details.
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Mountain boots that can accept crampons (not hiking boots)
  • Crampons
  • Technical ice tools, or a 1+1 setup
  • Belay device
  • Climbing harness
  • Helmet
  • A sleeping bag rated to +20 degrees or colder
  • A sleeping pad
  • A back pack (40 to 60 liters)
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain gear
  • Gloves
  • 2 pickets
  • Additional gear sufficient for glacier travel and to conduct crevasse rescue
  • Your share of rope and/or additional necessary protection, as sorted out by participants prior to this trip
  • Your share of group camping gear, as sorted out by participants prior to this trip
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