Glacier Travel

Field trip: Basic Climbing Course

Glacier Travel - Sherman Peak/Squak Glacier (Mount Baker)

Note: This is a small party makeup trip open to Bellingham Basic Students only. Travel on a glacier and perform crevasse rescue.

  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3, Basic Glacier Climb, M2G Mountain 2 Glacier Ski
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 13.4 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,800 ft


Get up close and personal with crevasses.  You're going in!  Rescue your teammates and have a weekend full of fun and adventure.


Sherman Peak/Squak Glacier (Mount Baker)

  • Red Marker
    48.706992, -121.812673
    48.7069917414 -121.812672615
  • Red Marker
    48.767362, -121.813831
    48.7673621412 -121.813831329
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Refer to the gear matrix in the student handbook.

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