Austin Pass (winter)

This spot along the Mount Baker Highway below Artist Point is a great training area in the winter.


From the upper parking lot of the ski area follow the cat track up and then cut toward swift creek.  Austin Pass is a nice flat area suitable for camping.

INFORMATION for leaders

Scheduling & Permits

  • If you are scheduling this as a non-course related activity, please limit your group size to the default party size. The maximum party size is for use by course field trips only, and includes both students and instructors. Group size maximums do not reflect how course field trips are run (in smaller groups of students and instructors), but allow for course leaders to register the course in our system.
  • If you are scheduling a course field trip, please contact our Member Services Team to confirm the field trip and any permitting regulations.
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Length: 2.0
  • Green Trails Mount Baker Wilderness Climbing No. 13S

Upcoming Activities

Intense Basic Climb Course Lectures & Field Trips - Austin Pass (winter)

Climbing Field trip: Intense Basic Alpine Climbing Course
Intense Basic Day 7 to 9 - Mt. Baker Field Trip
Difficulty: Easy
Fri, Jun 22, 2018 - Sun, Jun 24, 2018
No Prerequisites
0 participants 2 instructors
Registration closes Jun 20
Seattle Branch

Seattle Snowshoe Winter Camping Field Trip - Austin Pass (winter)

Snowshoeing Field trip: Snowshoe / Winter Camping Course
Field trip for the Seattle Winter Camping course.
Difficulty: Easy
Sat, Feb 16, 2019 - Sun, Feb 17, 2019
No Prerequisites
24 participants 10 instructors
Registration opens Oct 1; Instructor registration open now
Seattle Branch
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