Mt. Baker Program

Dates of Climb:  August 1-3, 2018


Mt. BakerAt 10,781 ft (3,286 m), Mt. Baker is the third-highest mountain in Washington State and the fifth-highest in the Cascade Range. This peak is surrounded a stunning mountain range and offers summit views of it's neighboring glaciated peaks.

Mt. Baker's Coleman-Deming Route is a moderate glacier climb perfect for either the beginner or the climber who wants stand atop one of the Northwest's classic volcanoes. With spectacular views of Mt. Baker's North Face, intricate crevasse fields, and modest elevation, this climb has something for every climber.

Mt. Baker's Coleman-Deming 3 Day Climb is the perfect adventure for the mountaineer new to glaciated climbing. With moderately angled glaciers, easy rock scrambling, and a beautiful summit vista, this is a rewarding route for fit novices and experienced climbers alike. Mt. Baker's moderate elevation and astounding winter snow totals keep this route in good climbing shape for much of the summer season.

Registration for the climb is $250 which also go towards your fundraising goals. The minimum fundraising requirement to participate and have a guaranteed spot for your mountain is $3,900.

The climbers who sign up for the Mt. Baker program receive the following:

  • Rainier Mountaineering Inc. fee paid on your behalf
  • One nights lodgging
  • Our kickoff party
  • Team socials
  • Discounts of gear
  • A delicious Climb Celebration dinner hosted by the ALA and your guides
  • Organized training schedule and fundraising resources and assistance

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Climb highlights

  • A full day of mountaineering training plus camp craft and self-care skills to prepare for the climb.
  • Spend a full day on the glaciers surrounding camp, adjusting to the altitude, taking in the views of the neighboring mountains, and preparing for our summit bid.
  • Take part in an American Lung Association adventure and see why our RMI guides continue to set the standard in guiding excellence.

This climb is an entry level program and is appropriate for climbers in great physical condition with no prior mountaineering knowledge. A full day of introductory skills training is included in the itinerary. Additionally, clothing and equipment details, and mountaineering self-care techniques are taught and put into practice prior to the climb.


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