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Baker Crags Rock Climbing 


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Location: 48.92422, -121.68486 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

This is a series of crags on Highway 542, the bulk of which are between milepost 37 and milepost 46, but some are at the end of the highway at the Mt. Baker Ski Area and in the Mt. Baker Backcountry. The crags are mixed in their usage. There are some ice climbs, some rock climbs and some mixed routes in the area.

Getting There 

Take Highway 542 from Bellingham to the appropriate milepost.

Climbing Season

For the Northwest Region area.

Weather station 11.0 miles from here

16 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',6],['5.12',4],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Baker Crags

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Baker Crags:
Jungle Boogie   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport   Power House Hill (Pumphouse... : The Pumphouse
Go-go Gadget   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport   Power House Hill (Pumphouse... : The Pumphouse
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Featured Route For Baker Crags
Rock Climbing Photo: Jason Henrie on the 'Go-go Gadget' move.

Go-go Gadget 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  Washington : Northwest Region : ... : The Pumphouse
This route is just to the right as you climb up to the base of the wall. It looks like all jugs initially until you pull on and figure out the wall is all slopers. This route has deflated many an ego and inflated many forearms. That said, once you figure it out it will comfortably become your warm-up. Yelling "Go-go Gadget arms!" at the dyno crux at the top is required (at least once)....[more]   Browse More Classics in Washington

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