Great climb. Many snowbridges still solid even late in the day. Perfect weather for the climb.
Car to Car in 12.5 hours, best time yet. Chased by lightning. Awesome.
First ascent of a glaciated peak. Got to see the northern lights.
Spent the first night below Black Buttes. Awoke at 12AM and after crossing a few snow bridges, reached the summit via the Roman Wall at 7:15 AM. It was a little hairy coming down the Roman Wall. Saw some people belaying down it. That might be a good way to go. Perfect weather conditions all weekend, almost no wind and not a cloud in the sky for hundreds of miles.
Fun route, did this to get ready for Mt. Rainier. This was much more fun and less people. Great mountain.
Climbed the route with my brother from a camp at ~6800 ft. We took 7 hours round-trip and then descended back to the trailhead with some fun glissading. Snow conditions on the Roman Wall were a bit poor with a breakable crust over looser snow which made for tough progress. Otherwise, an easy route with no crevasse issues.
Early in the year for us, I'll post a trip report with pictures. Perfect weather with good friends again. Coleman/Deming route.
Great climb, perfect weather until summit and it was socked in. Sunny on the descent though.
Climbed as party of an AAI Advance Alpine Ice Class, great instructor, solid partner and great weather.
My second summit, after Shuksan a few days before. Beautiful mountain, a great place to bring someone for their first climb.
Climbed with college buddies. Improper fitting Asolo boot rental -toughed it out. We came close to walking off the damn Demming Glacier wall! Perhaps it was the vapors...wild times...keep on rockin in the free world!
Lots of bugs down low. I remember this only spured us on to get away from them. The railroad grade was a killer. Camping at the foot of the glacier, we could hear it creek and groan, with an occasional CRACK now and then. The morning of the climb we were treated to the most awesome display of Northern Lights I have ever seen. Awesome climb past the vents to the summit, with a long glissade back down.
I'll never do a glacier climb like this in May again. Wading through waist-deep snow was exhausting. A long, hot day. I was extremely jealous of everyone who had brought skis along.
the roman mustache route was really fun
Great way to spend my Canada day, in the U.S bagging this beautifull mountain.
Climbing Baker is always interesting and fun. The North Ridge is highly recommended.
First time for me and my son aaron 17years. Thanks to two experienced friends and there expertise. Awesome experience. Left at 2 am, summited at 11:30 am. Returned at 4:30 pm. Very windy and cold at top. Light clouds below us at 7,000 ft.
Turned back just short of the summit due to bad weather storm coming in - I am not bitter honest!!!!!!!!!
Summited late due to altitude sickness of some tripmates and had to return in slushy conditions. Fell halfway in a crevasse that gave way as I jumped across. Absolutely amazing clear weather. Great fun!
Great conditions most of the way up -- bit icy up at the very top in the transition to the top of the mountain.