Salmon Ridge

Salmon Ridge is an advanced cross country ski tour, up to 10 miles round trip and up to 1,200 ft in elevation gain. The route follows forest roads up Anderson Creek and eventually connecting to an abandoned trail.

getting there

Take I-5 to Bellingham and take Exit 155 to the Mt. Baker Highway, State Route 542. The Salmon Ridge Sno-Park is approximately 13 miles east of the town of Glacier at 2,000-feet elevation with approximately 40 parking spaces.

about the ski trails

The lot and groomed trails are maintained by the Nooksack Nordic Ski Club, Washington State Parks and the Forest Service. Visitors not on skis are asked to stay off groomed snow routes.

Ski tours can include lightly groomed Razorhone Rd and ungroomed lower Anderson Creek area.

  • Difficulty: N2 Nordic Advanced Basic Ski
  • Length: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,200 ft
  • 3,400 ft
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  • Red Marker
    48.908749, -121.695285
    48.9087492889 -121.695284843
  • Red Marker
    48.888624, -121.716106
    48.8886239826 -121.716105938

Upcoming Activities

Beginner Snowshoe - Salmon Ridge

Snowshoeing Trip
Snowshoe along FS 3075 (Salmon Ridge road) to a viewpoint overlooking the Nooksak towards Mt
Difficulty: Easy
Fri, Apr 6, 2018
No Prerequisites
9 participants on waitlist
Registration closes Apr 4
Seattle Branch
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