Coleman Pinnacle

This easy to moderate 10-mile trip takes you up 2,000 feet to top of Coleman Pinnacle. You are rewarded with beautiful views of Mount Baker and the surrounding alpine terrain.

getting there

There is convenient access from Artist Point at the end of the Mount Baker Highway (SR 542).

approach & ascent

Hike the trail on Ptarmigan Ridge west from Artist Point for roughly 2.5 mi. Ascend to the summit of Coleman Pinnacle in its southeast flank. Consider continuing on to Kaiser Peak.

NOTES

  • This scramble has a strenuous rating of 1, and a technical rating of 4. While somewhat short, the ~150 feet of scrambling on the pinnacle does have some exposure which explains the higher technical rating.
  • Extend your scramble by descending Coleman Pinnacle heading roughly northwest to Kaiser Peak on Lasiocarpa Ridge.
  • Suitable Activities: Scrambling
  • Seasons: July, August, September, October
  • Weather: View weather forecast.
  • Difficulty: Strenuous 1, Technical 4
  • Length: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,000 ft
  • 6,414 ft
Map
  • Green Trails Mt Shuksan No. 14
  • USGS Shuksan Arm
  • Green Trails Mount Baker Wilderness Climbing No. 13S
Activities

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Alpine Scramble - Coleman Pinnacle

Scrambling Trip
This easy to moderate 10-mile trip takes you up 2,000 feet to top of Coleman
Difficulty: Strenuous 1, Technical 4
Fri, Jul 27, 2018
Prerequisites
4 participants on waitlist
Registration closes Jul 18
Seattle Branch
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