Ptarmigan Ridge (winter)

A ski tour along a scenic ridge on the west flank of Mount Baker.

getting there

Drive SR 542 to the upper Mount Baker Ski Area parking lot (4,250 ft).

ski route

Climb to  Austin Pass  and then along Ptarmigan Ridge to ski one of the many options even as far as Coleman Pinnacle or Sholes Glacier.

  • Difficulty: M2 Mountain 2 Ski
  • Length: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,000 ft
  • 6,000 ft
  • Green Trails Mount Baker Wilderness Climbing No. 13S
  • Green Trails Mt Shuksan No. 14
  • USGS Shuksan Arm

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  • Ptarmigan Ridge
  • Coleman Pinnacle
  • Sholes Glacier

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