Shuksan via the Sulphide Glacier, Fisher Chimneys or the North Face. Rainier (14,410 ft.) during the late winter early spring months provides similar … Mount Washington, NH in Winter. best. This thread is archived.
Fast forward 14 years and I’d climbed Shuksan several times, spending many winter days around her flanks. Baker (6), Mt Shuksan (3), Mt Hood (2) Mt. Washington is a serious undertaking. The highest point on the mountain is a three sided peak known as Summit Pyramid. Close. familiarity has a way of expanding the realm of possibility. Climb the striking Mt. Mt Baker from Mt Shuksan in the Winter. Climb the rocky Fisher Chimneys to a high camp perched on a narrow ridge overlooking the North Cascades. Mt. Mount Shuksan is a glaciated massif in the North Cascades National Park.Shuksan rises in Whatcom County, Washington immediately to the east of Mount Baker, and 11.6 miles (18.7 km) south of the Canada–US border.The mountain's name Shuksan is derived from the Lummi word [šéqsən], said to mean "high peak". Rainier 4 ascents of The Grand Teton (2 in summer, 1 in winter) Mount Baker - I mean Shuksan Summit -- Quick and Simple (by Evan Wong) May 23rd and 24th, 2009. Shuksan (9,127') has become an iconic mountain for climbers in the northwest with its rugged beauty, central location in the North Cascades, and rich mountaineering history.Our guides find it to be one of the most enjoyable ascents in Washington and are always eager to introduce climbers to Mt. Winter climbing in the Cascades is a waiting game. Mt Baker from Mt Shuksan in the Winter. What a difference a year makes. 275. u/AKMtnr. One year ago almost to the day, I was hating life climbing the Kautz route on Mount Rainier on a ski mountaineering trip with Pro Guiding Service. Moran 1 Ski decent of Mt. Sort by. A winter ascent no longer seemed crazy. It is known for erratic weather and extremely strong winds. Shuksan Ski Ascent . 100% Upvoted. We are fortunate to have the best training area in the lower 48 states to simulate the conditions found on Denali. Camp on Sulphide Glacier Saturday –…
This route is the one most often seen on photographs of Lake Ann and Shuksan. Rockfall is a … Mt Shuksan (9,131ft) and Mt Baker (10,778ft) in a Winter Weekend Matthew and Eric Gilbertson Feb 20-21, 2015 Friday 12pm – Start hiking up Mt Shuksan. Stuart, Washington, North Ridge 1 ascent of Tharpu Chuli, Nepal 1 Ski decent of Mt. A mixed glacier and 4th class rock climb/scramble, a bit more challenging than the Sulphide Glacier route, and joining the Sulphide route on the summit pyramid.
This is the big one - the tallest mountain in the Northeast! Washington towers over its neighbors at an elevation of 6,288ft. Posted by. Shuksan's Fisher Chimneys route is an exciting alpine ascent of a classic North Cascades peak. Shuksan… New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. It offers comprehensive training to prepare for the challenge of The Great One. Mount Shuksan/Fisher Chimneys. Join us on the Sulphide for a low ratio, beginner/intermediate group climb that incorporates introductory glacier training and rock scrambling; or join us for a more advanced private ascent of the scenic Fisher Chimneys or the challenging North Face.