In The North Cascades, east of Bellingham lies Washington's third Highest peak, Mt. Baker.
From Interstate 5, in Bellingham, take The Mt. Baker Highway, 542, east.The road ends at Artist Point.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Mt. Baker:
Colman Ski Descent Easy Snow PG13 Snow, Alpine, 7000 feet, Grade IV
Coleman Headwall Steep Snow Snow, Alpine, 2000 feet, Grade IV
Coleman/Deming Glacier Mod. Snow Snow, Alpine, 7080 feet, Grade II
Mount Baker, North Ridge WI2-3 Steep Snow Ice, Snow, Alpine, 3000 feet, Grade III
Featured Route For Mt. Baker
Colman Ski Descent Easy Snow PG13 WA : North Cascades : Mt. Baker
Mount Baker's Coleman Glacier route is my favorite ski mountaineering route. The approach trail through the forest is a cut above the other volcano's flora and the views of big ice are even more blue than Rainier. Most of the skiing is cruiser, but the crest of the Roman Wall is a serious place for turns. The total climb is 7,000 feet. We found 5,000 feet of that skiable during late August of 1999. Sun cups were not an issue! To see the best arial photos of the Mt Baker go to John Scurlocks a...[more] Browse More Classics in WA