Overnight Field Trip

Field trip: Backcountry Ski & Snowboard Course

Overnight Field Trip - Mount Baker Ski Area

Optional snow camping and touring weekend at Mt Baker.

  • Moderate
  • Elevation Gain: 1,500 ft

TBD details will be announced at the first lecture. Location and exact date may vary depending on weather and avalanche conditions.

Snow camping weekend at Mt Baker. We will do a short tour into the backcountry near Heather Meadows and set up camp for the weekend. Weekend will include touring the Baker backcountry. 

Route/Place

Mount Baker Ski Area



  • Green Trails Mount Baker Wilderness Climbing No. 13S

    Green Trails Mt Shuksan No. 14

    USGS Shuksan Arm
  • See full route/place details.
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Boots, skis/snowboard, poles
  • Climbing skins (or other method to travel uphill on snow)
  • Avalanche shovel (metal blade)
  • Avalanche beacon
  • Avalanche probe
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