Mt. Baker on a sunny day in February.
In The North Cascades, east of Bellingham lies Washington's third Highest peak, Mt. Baker.
It's not as massive as Mt. Rainier or Mt Adams, but is a beautiful ice covered volcano.
From it's summit, the views of The North Cascades, Puget Sound and Canada are exceptional.
Mt. Baker has been having minor steam eruptions since the 1970s and could blow at some point.
The impressive Coleman Headwall is considered a Cascade Classic.
From Interstate 5, in Bellingham, take The Mt. Baker Highway, 542, east.The road ends at Artist Point.
Weather station 9.6 miles from here
7 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Mt. Baker
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Mt. Baker:
Featured Route For Mt. Baker
Colman Ski Descent
: Northwest Region
: ... : 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