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Mount Baker (3 286 m / 10 781 ft)

Parent Range: North American Cordillera
Activity type: Mountaineering, Hiking, Backcountry Skiing
Summit(s): Grant Peak (3 176 m /10 420 feet), Shermans Peak (3 097 m /10 160 feet)
Elevation: 3 286 m / 10 781 ft
Cost of climbing: from$ 1 000

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Mountain Name(s):
Mount Baker, Baker, Gunung Berapi Baker, Mont Baker, Monte Baker, Muntele Baker, Núi Baker, Koma Kulshan, Бейкер, ベーカー山, 貝克山, 베이커 산, Бэйкер
Elevation:
3 286 m / 10 781 ft
Summit(s):
Grant Peak (3 176 m /10 420 feet), Shermans Peak (3 097 m /10 160 feet)
Activity type:
Mountaineering, Hiking, Backcountry Skiing
Location:
North America, United States (USA): (Washington)
Starting Point:
Parent Range:
Range:
First Ascent:
??/??/1868 Edmund Coleman (USA), Thomas Straton (USA), John Tenant (USA)
Geology:
Volcanic
Snow line:
2 200 m / 7 218 ft
Prominence:
2 686 m / 8 812 ft
Isolation:
212 m / 132 ft
Climbing Season(s):
15 May-30 Sep;
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Airport(s):
Convenience Center(s):
National
Park(s):

Location

North America, United States (USA): (Washington)

Route

Location: North America, United States (USA): Washington

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Location: North America, United States (USA): Washington

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    Developed infrastructure of the national park helps to ensure a varied program of stay, and strict requirements as to the behavior in the park allowed to save its natural wealth intact and in pristine purity. Baker allows you to implement a variety of scenarios mountain leisure, offering a big range of difficulty of climbing routes for climbers with any experience. The route Coleman/Deming is the most popular, Easton Glacier - the easiest one, North Ridge is suit for professionals. Despite the high level of risk for anyone who is practicing climbing the slopes of the volcano (avalanches, snowfall, especially walking on the glacier), Baker's routes are the ideal place for your first climb. It is also popular to combine mountaineering activities with some advanced skiing.
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    Baker is an active stratovolcano beloging to the Cascade Mountains and situated in the northern parts of the state of Washington. It is the second volcano after Saint Helens by the level of thermal activity and the second after the mountain Rainier by its glacier coverage. Their volume exceeds the total volume of glaciers on all other vertices of the Cascade Mountains, excluding Rainier. Located in the nature reserve "Mount Baker", the mountain in good weather is visible from many points of the state, including its capital, Seattle. Hosts a large ski resort. The national park offers numerous hiking trails (50 miles of it), including mountaineering and rock climbing. Almost all the ways to the summit are covered with glaciers, so you will need a proper equipment and experience to climb. Also, it is recommend to pass the procedure of registration at the nearest Ranger Station before the ascent. The mountain summit is a crater uniformly filled with ice.
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    Mountain is situated at Whatcom County, 15 km from Canadian border and 55 km from county seat at Bellingham.
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    From the Seattle by bus or car to Bellingham from there proceeding to the national park Mount Baker.
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    Mount Baker in Cascade Range is one of the snowiest places in the world - in 1999 the absolute world record of 29 m of this type of precipitation per year was registered.

     

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Last update: Slava Shevtsov (27 Jun 2018) • History

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 Dmitry Sidorov 

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