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.

Located on the south side of Mt. Baker, the Easton Glacier offers one of the most moderate lines of ascent to the summit of this great peak. Our 3-day ascent involves camping on snow and modestly angled climbing on one of the most picturesque glaciers in the U.S. This climb is perfect for the beginner looking to learn about climbing on glaciers, or the experienced climber seeking to stand atop a northwest classic. With spectacular views of Washington’s volcanoes to the south, intricate crevasse fields, and modest elevation, this climb has something for every climber.

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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