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SirburtmundAmazing Climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2015


awesome climb with a ton of variation. A lot of crevasses severely limited our route choices but we got there eventually. Down climbing and lowering in the Chimneys had its moments but overall a great intermediate level climb. We did it in two days which was ambitious but good to be home.
Posted Jul 19, 2015 9:11 pm

JLuthanenAtypical rain summer 2015
Date Climbed: Jul 11, 2015


Shuksan is going to make me earn it ... multiple weeks of near drought conditions met our 2 day climbing plans last weekend with constant / consistent rain, making the first chimney (full of wet vegetation) a risk not worth taking. Round two end of month hopefully ...
Posted Jul 18, 2015 1:32 pm

moonspotssuperb trip  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 17, 2014


It took 4 days, but the final 600' scramble was SO worth all the effort.
Posted Oct 20, 2014 11:34 pm

watterdogSulphide  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 26, 2014
We made it!
Posted Sep 23, 2014 1:31 am

MMclimbhighFischer Chimneys/SE Rib  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 10, 2014


Great route! Primo conditions on Winnies slide and Hell's Highway. Definitely finish on the SE Rib......great, mellow simul-climbing with fun exposure and outstanding views. Watch out for the mounties rappelling down the gully! Party of 12 kicking rocks and shouting at each other. We unroped and blew past them as quickly as possible. Fun stuff
Posted Aug 12, 2014 12:17 pm

seanoFisher Chimneys, sort of  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2014


After getting off route, I slogged up the ridge next to the White Salmon Glacier on the way up, intersecting the correct route near the top of the glacier. Taking the proper route on the way down was much easier and more fun. A mellow day on a nice-looking mountain. Trip report.
Posted Aug 3, 2014 3:20 pm

keeganraySulphide Glacier  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2014


Couldn't ask for better conditions! At night the temps were in the mid 50s at high camp. Sky was a little hazy from all the forest fires. We climbed the SE ridge and might have gotten a little off course, because we ran into some 5.7-5.8ish moves.
Posted Jul 21, 2014 4:18 pm

funkstuf8800 ft
Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2014


The problems started when they had sold out the permits. We had to camp low and I couldn't talk anyone into getting an early start. Having not been there we had no idea how long it would take to hike up. By the time we got to the pyramid, folks were coming down. We scrambled up the central gully to 8800 ft but were continuously dodging rocks from climbers rappelling down. After I got hit on the head with a rock I decided to bag a summit attempt. I must say though, it was was beautiful up there and I will go back next year and climb the S.E. Rib. I'll also procure my permit a little earlier. Well worth the hike, but mine turned into a scouting mission.
Posted Jul 18, 2014 12:29 pm

Moogie737Fishers Chimneys  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 11, 2014


Two-day adventure with excellent Mt. Baker Mountain Guides John and Jenni Minier. Camped at the "Eagle's Nest." Loved the upper Curtis Glacier, Hell's Highway and the approach to the summit pyramid. What a terrific varied hike - it offers some of everything and then some. Quite the day when you summit and then come out all the way back to Austin Pass TH. IVD
Posted Jul 17, 2014 10:49 pm

Josh LewisFisher Chimneys  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 11, 2013

Josh Lewis

Great route, couldn't find the chimneys going up, which made for a spicy variation. The upper Curtis glacier was a bit icy making our extra ice tool a great asset as well as a few ice screws.
Posted Dec 16, 2013 1:35 am

MoonerUp I go


08/23/13 via Fisher Chimneys and SE rib and descended the Sulfide Glacier Route. 5 1/2 hours from TH to top of whinny side. From there 3hr 20 mins to summit. 4 1/2 hours from summit sulfide glacier TH
Posted Aug 25, 2013 1:53 am

Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2013


Got stuck behind a big traffic jam at 8,800 ft on the Southeast Rib and had to turn back...will be back next summer!
Posted Aug 19, 2013 7:28 pm

blueshadeSulphide Glacier + SE Rib solo  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2013


8hrs car to car (on 3hrs of sleep), the DAY AFTER doing two peaks and over 6500' of elevation gain in the Enchantments. SE Rib was fun, with about 3 sections each of 5.4 and Class 4. Downclimbed the standard gully.
Posted Aug 6, 2013 11:51 pm

EastKingBeautiful but no summit
Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2013


The mixture of ice, snow and rock made it a real struggle that was a little much for us this time. I might want to redo this in August.
Posted Jul 15, 2013 9:51 am

tarsiiFishern Chimneys  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 24, 2012


My first technical summit. It was awesome. I'm hooked.
Posted Jun 13, 2013 10:27 pm

bds670Fun  Sucess!
1st climbing school. Good moderate mtn
Posted May 7, 2013 10:16 pm

raybeauprefisher chimneys  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2011


Lake Ann trail from mount baker ski area up the fischer chimneys across the white salmon. Camped on the sulphide climbed via summit peak coulier. Awesome hike however sulphide glacier Shannon creek side is boring.
Posted Feb 3, 2013 1:54 pm

B-GroomsSulfide Glacier  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2012


camped out at 6500', left camp for summit around 5:30AM, very clear day. Great views from the top, rappeled down. Overall great experience.
Posted Oct 10, 2012 11:24 am

kevinsaMt. Shuksan  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 7, 2011


Beautiful mountain - can't say the same for the Shannon Ridge trail.
Posted Sep 15, 2012 6:41 pm

Vic HansonAugust 2012 glaciers - 4  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 12, 2012

Vic Hanson

Smiley and I met some of his friends for this climb, we camped near the pit toilet the first evening, roped up and climbed up the glacier in the morning, met lots of people coming down both on the snow and on the rock chute, where we had to wait some for them to pass on down. A nice scramble to the summit, of course great views of Baker, a little too hazy to see distant peaks. After returning to camp and having lunch, Smiley and I packed up and hiked back to the trail head, the rest spent a second night at camp.
Posted Aug 16, 2012 8:29 pm

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