The Baker North Ridge is one of top 5 classic ice routes in the lower 48 states and one of the 50 classic climbs of North America. Standing at 10,781 feet, Mount Baker is the third highest peak in the State of Washington. This route is a super classic.
We will be climbing on the north side of Mount Baker, mainly on the Coleman Glacier.
Yes, the lower Coleman Glacier is probably on the best spots for summer ice climbing in the lower 48 states and we intend to take advantage of it!
No you are responsible for your own food. We are glad to help with food suggestions, though!
Try to fit your gear into a 50 liter pack or bring a smaller pack for summit day.
Although tipping is not a requirement, it is considered standard practice in the guiding industry and is appreciated by our guides. We generally recommend roughly 10%-15% of your course or trip cost or a flat amolunt that you are comfortable with.