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Ascent of Mount Baker on 2007-05-27

Climber: Quinn McKee

Others in Party:Bryan Estes
Date:Sunday, May 27, 2007
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Peak:Mount Baker
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:9200 ft / 2804 m

Ascent Trip Report

Coleman-Deming Route. Calm white out conditions at 9,200 ft not allowing for visibility to see the route up. Waited for over an hour at the saddle at 9,200 ft before deciding to head back. Temp at the saddle was around 20F. Camped below Black Buttes at 7,700 ft.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/quinnmckee/sets/72157600274741683/
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:5500 ft / 1677 m
    Route:Colemant/Deming
    Trailhead:Heliotrop Traihead  3700 ft / 1127 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Ski Poles
    Weather:Snowing, Cool, Calm, White-out



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