Mount Baker Climber's Log
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|lkrancus||Route Climbed: Coleman/Deming Date Climbed: June 18, 2003|
|Great trip! Had the route mostly to ourselves. Spent a few hours on the summit collecting glacial core samples with some WWU friends.|
|Posted Jul 15, 2003 8:59 pm|
|IdahoClimber||Route Climbed: Easton Glacier Date Climbed: July 4, 2003|
|Reached the secondary summit before electing to turn back due to lenticular clouds blowing in. The descent turned into a complete whiteout. Read my trip report for a full description. It was a great climb with gorgeous views of the north cascades. Hardly any body there also . . . I will return to bag the true summit.|
|Posted Jul 8, 2003 3:51 pm|
|mtselman||Route Climbed: North Ridge Date Climbed: May 26-27, 2003|
|Started early in a perfect weather. By 1pm reached the ice-climb on the ridge. After the leaders reached the top of the ridge, some of the climbers had difficulties ascending the ropes. Weather deteriorated. As a result - unplanned bivy in a snow cave dug on the top of the ridge. Next morning everyone reached the summit.|
|Posted Jun 6, 2003 12:08 pm|
|mtselman||Route Climbed: Coleman-Deming Date Climbed: May 25, 2003|
|Started late, around 11am from the low camp. 5:35pm - summit. 8:30pm - back in the camp.|
|Posted Jun 6, 2003 12:04 pm|
|wallspeck||Route Climbed: Coleman-upper Deming Date Climbed: August 1998|
|We camped surrounded by flowers below the snow. Next day on the summit I surprised my wife with a gold and onyx ring to commemorate the summit. Our third member, Jim, fell and slid down a slope on the descent dragging my wife Melody into a crevasse. I found her lodged upside down, feet wiggling furiously in the air only an arms reach deep into the chasm. She got quite an adrenaline rush but was unhurt. Moving slowly, we didn't reach our tent until after dark.|
Also climbed the North Ridge back in (I think) 1995. Spent one night at base of route and the next day climbed it and returned to car. Mostly it's pretty much a snow climb but there were 2 or 3 pitches that were cool. We had fun regardless.
|Posted Mar 19, 2003 10:15 pm|
|bighurtbob||Route Climbed: North Ridge Date Climbed: May 1998|
|Climbed the North Ridge car to car in 12 hours in very good conditions including 2 pitches of steep, excellent ice. Snowed up road forced a longer approach and a white out on the summit partly explain our slow time. Dehydration was also a factor.|
|Posted Jan 30, 2003 7:21 am|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|