Ascent of Mount Baker on 2006-07-06
|Others in Party:||Andy Wellman|
|Date:||Thursday, July 6, 2006|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||10781 ft / 3286 m|
Ascent Trip ReportSpent 6 days on Easton Glacier practicing glacier travel and crevasse rescue. Actually fell into a small crevasse when snowbridge collapsed; caught myself on the crevasse lip and pulled myself up and over using ice axe. Sherman Crater generating a lot of steam. Roman Wall was very icy. Reached summit and a squirrel was sitting up there; he scampered over the northeast edge and disappeared. Very low cloud cover but sunny and clear on summit. Below, Shuksan and surrounding peaks rose above low clouds. On descent loose muddy wall between Roman Wall and Sherman Crater crumbled with each step.
|Summary Total Data|
| Route:||Railroad Grade|
| Trailhead:||Morovitz Meadows |
| Route Conditions:||Unmaintained Trail, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb, Ice Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Ski Poles, Guide|
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