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PeakBeggar1st ascent with buddies  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 12, 2010


two friends and I completed our first glacier adventure in may with a successful ascent of Baker to find perfectly blue skies and fantastic views.
Posted Sep 2, 2010 8:29 pm

aedwardsUnsuccessful, bad weather, fun anyway!
Date Climbed: Jul 23, 2010


Part of AAI mountaineering course, Easton Glacier route, bad weather on summit attempt day, but lots of fun anyway.
Posted Aug 17, 2010 10:34 am

MachSixEaston  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 17, 2010


Long slog in soft snow due to my team's inability to move with any speed. Camped at the foot of the glacier, then bagged the summit in the morning.
Snowmobiles are a bit of a bother on this route and many riders go out of the boundaries and ride the glacier. I'm just waiting for a crevasse to swallow one of them...
That aside; Great sunrise views from the Roman Wall and into the crater! Well worth the climb, but definitely preferable as a (long) day climb
Posted Aug 2, 2010 5:16 pm

blueshadeMt. Baker - Easton Glacier  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2010


One of the prettier climbs I did during my trip. Relatively easy, too. Could do easily as a day hike but it's nice to see the scenery of the Railroad Grade during daylight. Snow stayed hard well after dawn, personally I would start later next time.
Posted Aug 2, 2010 11:22 am

RokIzGudMost excellent, dudes!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 22, 2010


Most excellent, dudes! It was winding and visibility was low but still it was an awesome trip!
Posted Jul 25, 2010 2:05 pm

DustyDeb9Colman-Deming  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2010


Great weather. Some clouds, but they stayed above the summit so views were still awesome. First climb on a crevassed route for our group. We were exhausted when we returned to base camp so decided to rest for an additional night before packing out and thought a text message was successfully sent to our contact person. Turns out the message did not go through, and since we were more than 12 hours after our expected return time, we were met by search and rescue at the parking lot. Overall a great climb and good time with friends and family. Spent the rest of the week hiking in Heather Meadows which was still mostly snow covered.
Posted Jul 24, 2010 11:28 pm

Mike LewisColman-Deming  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 22, 2010

Mike Lewis

Summited, but no views. Visibility dropped to below 20 feet because of mist at around 7,500'. Very wet. I had prepared for good weather and was quite miserable as a result. Met a couple groups from American Alpine Institute on the way up. Cheerful people, but angry mountain. Must redo some time.
Posted Jul 22, 2010 7:14 pm

splattskiColeman-Deming  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 21, 2010


We abandoned our attempt on the North ridge when we woke to 47 degrees at 3:30.So instead we did the standard route. We passed a guided party on the way up and then had the summit to ourselves. Not a cloud. Beautiful mountain.
Crevasses are starting to open up.
Trip report
Posted Jul 22, 2010 9:09 am

Dennis PoulinEaston Glacier  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2010

Dennis Poulin

Geat climb with Alpine Ascents and legendary guide Pat Timson. Perfect weather, perfect snow conditions, great team. It doesn't get any better than this one. What a beautiful mountain.
Posted Jul 19, 2010 10:54 pm

jamesmc2Bake Sale


My friend Will was kind enough to teach me the basics of glacier travel for this peak. We were able to ascend by ski most of the way, but did use crampons for the last 1500 feet. The ski down was unbelievable (and a lot better than walking!)
Posted Jul 5, 2010 2:21 am

live2climb90North Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 26, 2010


Awesome trip up the north ridge. Recommend it for anybody tryin to make that next step.
Posted Jul 1, 2010 3:41 pm

davidvdrMini Expedition Style
Date Climbed: May 16, 2004


Wondered around the glaciers for 3 day while practicing glacier travel and crevasse rescue. Spend 4th day in tent while a storm blew through. Summited via Coleman Headwall...big wakeup call but lots of fun.
Posted Jun 28, 2010 12:44 am

BKWColeman-Deming Bash  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 23, 2010


The cloud forming on the summit all morning suddenly cleared when we were just below the Roman Wall. A very dramatic reveal. Beautiful summit, very windy. We were one of only two groups to make it up that day due to posthole purgatory.
Posted Jun 25, 2010 12:25 am

VinnyColfax attempt from Thunder Glacier
Date Climbed: Mar 6, 2006


fantastic skiing but we were stymied by the ice conditions on the ridge of the primary objective.
Posted May 26, 2010 1:49 pm

fztePerfect Weather  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 13, 2010


My first big climb since breaking my ankle 2 months earlier. Topped out just after 7am in perfect weather conditions. Coleman/Deming was in good shape and there were no open crevasses on the route.
Posted May 24, 2010 11:37 pm

mrchad9Rain, Rain, Rain, Rain...  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 25, 2006


Rained on us half of every day of a 6-day glacier training course. One guy bailed in the middle of the night on day one, the rest stuck it out... Wetter and colder every day. Was both fun and miserable. Summit day was great though, got above the clouds and into the sun.
Posted May 9, 2010 5:25 am

Date Climbed: Feb 19, 2010


Camped out for 2 nights just below 6000ft. It was really windy but the weather was amazing. I got sick and opted not to go for the summit with my group. It was still an enjoyable couple of days in the mountains though.
Posted Feb 22, 2010 6:00 pm

SnowsloggerThe Bham mtn  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 22, 1983


My local mtn when I went to WWU. Climbed it a second time a year later, but in September - amazing how many more crevasses were open.
Posted Dec 28, 2009 12:12 am

project360Mt Baker Solo Climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 14, 2008


Great climb all alone on the mountain...
Posted Oct 14, 2009 11:53 pm

project360Always in view...   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 18, 2007


No matter how many times I climb Mt Baker, she is an unbelievable weekend...
Posted Oct 14, 2009 11:37 pm

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