Mount Baker Climber's Log
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|bighurtbob||Route Climbed: Coleman Headwall Date Climbed: June 2000|
|Climbed Coleman Headwall in 10 hours car to car under very good conditions. A fit person could reasonably climb this route much faster.|
|Posted Jan 30, 2003 7:19 am|
|JasonCamp||Route Climbed: Deming - Coleman Date Climbed: Sept 1999|
|Did it as a party of three from the car to car in a big day. A pleasant climb with a couple of people who had never been up a mountain with snow before! They did a great job for their first time around. Wow was there a huge snowpack on top!|
|Posted Nov 29, 2002 11:58 am|
|asmrz||Route Climbed: Coleman Glacier headwall Date Climbed: September 1984|
|The late Bob Harvey and I climbed the beautiful Coleman Glacier via it's Headwall in the fall of 1984. This was another of the unforgetable NW volcano climbs. Great trip!|
|Posted Nov 16, 2002 6:58 pm|
|ClimbLer||Route Climbed: Easton Glacier, South Face direct Date Climbed: 9/05/02|
|Spent six days on the mountain, some horrible weather during the first leg of the tri p. clearing skies and light winds on our summit day. beautiful conditions leaving camp at 4 am. very nice crevasses leading up to the Roman Wall. two rope teams, one lost water bottle into a crevasse. we managed to pass every other team on the mountain that morning, summiting in light clouds and fifteen mph winds. nice view to the east of Shuksan that lasted about a minute. Good climb, not very difficult and very asthetically pleasing, a beautiful mountain. Can't wait to try it in the winter with a snowboard.|
|Posted Nov 8, 2002 1:53 pm|
|Ascending Path||Route Climbed: Easton, North Ridge, Date Climbed: 97,00,01,02|
|We have climbed and guided this peak many times.|
Drop us a line for info.
|Posted Oct 31, 2002 2:18 pm|
|cjrobinson||Route Climbed: Easton Glacier Date Climbed: AUGUST 30, 2002|
|I climbed with Alpine Ascents International, as part of their 6 Day Mountaineering Course.|
Our Guides were Todd and Winslow Passey, and this husband and wife guiding team REALLY know what they are doing! They are nice folks, excellent teachers, and I highly recommend them to any, and all!
|Posted Oct 29, 2002 6:01 pm|
|Distel32||Route Climbed: Colemane-Deming Glacier Date Climbed: Sept. 28, 2002|
|Climbed with Steve Rankin. Started at trailhead at 4:30am, summited at 11:45am. Glacier in good shape, some route finding. Beautiful day to climb. Made it back to trailhead at 4pm, a nice 11.5 hour day. More satisfying to do the whole mountain in one day rather than camp at bottom of or on glacier.|
|Posted Oct 27, 2002 6:22 pm|
|cjwhat||Route Climbed: Coleman Glacier Date Climbed: August 20, 1988|
|Opted for Coleman-Deming route due to low viz. Climbed with Randall Cooner and Marco Johnson.|
|Posted Oct 18, 2002 9:00 am|
|nitebiker||Route Climbed: Easton Glacier Date Climbed: August 30 2002|
|Straight-forward with little route-finding. Conditions on the day were good although the night before looked ominous. Camped at 6500feet on Railroad Grade. Summit took 4 hours, 7 hours round trip.|
|Posted Sep 20, 2002 4:12 pm|
|jasonconnell||Route Climbed: Easton and Coleman Date Climbed: March 98 and Summer 99|
|My friend Nick and I snowshoed all the way to the Summit in March 98. 3 days round trip.|
We went back in 99 with girlfriends and did a variation of the Coleman.
Back again with a group of Starbucks Mountaineers.
Did the Coleman Car to Summit in 7.5 hours, great climb/conditions/weather
|Posted Sep 10, 2002 10:29 am|
|sshankle||Route Climbed: Coleman/Deming Date Climbed: 9/1/2002|
|Late season ascent. Camped on ridge below the lower Lincoln Peak. Good site. Coleman was pretty broken up. Had lousy weatehr until 4:30 AM, departed camp then. Upper demming below the Roman Wall was bullet proof 30-40 degree ice (softer on the right side, we used this path for descent). Last 40 vertical feet was up to 50-55 degrees of hard ice. Fun stuff. Made summit plateau at 11:00.|
My first time breaking through a snowbridge on descent. Climbed out. SCARY!!!
9/1/02 it was Grade II - AI 2
|Posted Sep 6, 2002 8:13 am|
|miztflip||Route Climbed: Coleman-Deming Date Climbed: August 13, 2002|
|My wife's second Volcano and a great day for a summit. We were one of three teams on the entire mountain which was great. The route was very straight forward with very little route finding. All bridges were still in great shape. Saw some guys ski from the summit in just over 12 minutes.....made me jealous.|
The flys ate us alive on the approach hike which seemed twice as long coming out.
|Posted Aug 20, 2002 8:02 pm|
|Rich Park||Route Climbed: Coleman/Denning Date Climbed: June 4 2002|
|Took the AAI six day cascade course. we had perfect |
weather the for our entire stay. the descent from the
summit was kind of a PITA because the snow was
soft we were postholing up to our knees.
|Posted Aug 8, 2002 2:48 am|
|jentzchj||Route Climbed: Easton Glacier Date Climbed: August 3, 2002|
|Matt and I went car to car in just over 12 hours. Weather was cool, cloudy and snow conditions were ideal. Easton Glacier is opening up with crevasses but all snow bridges were in good shape. Routefinding would be tricky on this route in the event of a whiteout. Chris|
|Posted Aug 5, 2002 9:17 am|
|krishna||Route Climbed: Coleman - Upper Deming Date Climbed: June 1, 2002|
|We did it in a single push. If you are the type that learns from others' mistakes, then either do it in 2 days so you can summit before 9 AM, or carry skis so you can ski down in the soft afternoon snow.|
|Posted Aug 2, 2002 2:37 pm|
|Joe Hanssen||Route Climbed: Easton Glacier Date Climbed: Summer '95|
|Perfect climbing conditions, clear skies, cold temps and zero wind. The Headwall was exciting, but crowded with about four other rope teams. We brought a frizbee to the top, running for the strays was not easy. |
Returned in December '97 for an attempt of Thunder Glacier to Coleman and up the Headwall, but large avalanches off of Colfax Peak turned us back.
|Posted Jul 29, 2002 9:09 am|
|William Marler||Route Climbed: Eastern side (Glacier south of the Easton) Date Climbed: July 22, 2002|
|Excellent day. Climbed a route less travelled south of the Easton Glacier. Amazing weather. Unfortunately very hazy due to the fires in California and elsewhere. 4 hours from the base of the glacier and 1.5 hours down to camp. Good snow conditions. Spent 4 days on the glacier practicing cravasse rescue at various points. This was my first time in the area and I will be back. Cheers William Marler|
|Posted Jul 25, 2002 7:21 am|
|BicRungee||Route Climbed: Easton & Coleman-Deming Date Climbed: Aug, 1995 & Sept, 1999|
|Climbed Easton with Noonan & Cenk. Coleman-Deming was excellent climb with Noonan & Adamcyk. Spent night at col, saw northern lights, then summited at dawn. Headwall above cleaver was cool.|
|Posted Jul 10, 2002 4:14 pm|
|Vinny||Route Climbed: Coleman Deming Date Climbed: mid June 1999|
|A great introductory climb for some of my good friends.|
Classic volcano climbing.
Incredible winds and great views!
|Posted Jun 26, 2002 5:46 am|
|scot'teryx||Route Climbed: Coleman/Deming Date Climbed: June 23, 2002|
|Left TH on Saturday morning and reached camp pretty quickly as it is only about 3 miles. Lower part of coleman is strating to break up, with small breaks that are revealing larger crevasses.|
Left camp (7200') @ 3am and reached the saddle (9000') around 445am. Up until that point the weather was fine, but the Lenticular we saw the night before was a good warning to what was coming. Low visibility plagued us all the way to the summit, with 2 small 1 minute windows that let us see the Roman Wall to our left as we ascended the route to the summit. With 3 rope teams of 4 we were able to safely wand the route. Many teams turned around on the Coleman side, but we saw many from the Easton side reach the summit the same time we did. No views at all from the summit, with only a few 30 second sunbreaks. Reached the summit at 720am. Left 15 minutes later and reached the saddle quite quickly only to find better visibility. Once we got lower on the Coleman Glacier, the summit opened up quite a bit - so many others must have had a better summit view thatn we did.
|Posted Jun 24, 2002 7:54 pm|