Ascent of Mount Baker on 2019-08-04

Climber: Alan Bernier

Date:Sunday, August 4, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Baker
    Elevation:10781 ft / 3286 m

Ascent Trip Report

Took Easton Glacier route solo. Camped on the moraine at 6,500’ above “Sandy Camp”. Up at 2am, on the route at 2:35, summit at 5:16, back at the trailhead by 9:35am. The snow bridge over the bergschrund just under the Roman Wall is hanging in there, though that could change quickly. There were about 50-60 people heading for the summit as I was descending, and that coupled with rising afternoon temps could cause it to collapse.
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