Ptarmigan Ridge

A hike on what is more of a climber's path and often snow-covered well into summer. It's up to 10 miles round trip with 1,300 feet of elevation gain. Enjoy views of Mount Baker and Mount Shuksan.

getting there

Drive SR 542 east  to the Glacier Public Service Center (Ranger Station) and continue 25 miles to the Artist Point trailhead and large parking lot (5,100 ft).

  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Length: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,300 ft
  • 5,990 ft
  • Green Trails Mt Shuksan No. 14
  • Green Trails Mt Baker No. 13
  • Green Trails Mount Baker Wilderness Climbing No. 13S

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