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Mount Buckner Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 9,114'
Location: 48.50032, -121.01377 View Map  Incorrect?
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Mount Buckner as seen from Forbidden Peak in mid J...


Buckner Mountain is the highest point of Skagit County. It lies due East of Boston Peak and has a commanding view to the Northwest of Boston Glacier, to the South of Horseshoe Basin, and to the West along Ripsaw Ridge.

Getting There 

Buckner is approached either from the Southwest via the Sahale Arm or, for the more technical North Face route, is approached via the Boston Glacier, which has a number of approach options.

Climbing Season

For the Boston Basin area.

Weather station 16.2 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Mount Buckner

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Mount Buckner:
North Face   Steep Snow     Snow, Alpine, 1300'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Mount Buckner's North Face at dawn

North Face Steep Snow  Washington : Northwest Region : ... : Mount Buckner
From the base of the route at about 7,800 feet, ascend steep snow, picking the line of least resistance, possibly traversing and climbing over loose rock, until at a prominent rock band. Traverse left across loose rock to lower-angle snow....[more]   Browse More Classics in Washington

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