Mountain Climbing

North Cascades Mountains are often referred as the “American Alps” by professional climbers for their massive glaciated volcanoes that span across the range. Because of its rugged approaches, exceptional alpine terrain, and unrivaled scenery, it is a premiere training ground for climbers.


Mountain Climbing Areas

  • Baker Lake / Middle Fork Nooksack area description
  • Boulder Ridge Trail 605 area description
  • Boulder Ridge Trailhead
  • Mt. Baker National Recreation Area
  • Park Butte Trail 603 area description
  • Shannon Ridge Trail 742 area description
  • Shannon Ridge Trailhead
  • Mountain Loop Scenic Byway area description
  • Neiderprum Trail 653
  • Perry Creek Trail 711
  • Sloan Peak Trail 648 area description
  • Sloan Peak Trailhead
  • Sunrise Mine Trail 707 area description
  • Sunrise Mine Trailhead
  • Three Fingers Lookout
  • Three Fingers-Goat Flats-Saddle Lake Trail 641
  • Weden Creek (Gothic Basin) Trail 724
  • Mt. Baker Highway (SR 542) area description
  • Goat Mountain Trail #673 area description
  • Goat Mountain Trailhead
  • Hannegan Pass Trail #674 area description
  • Hannegan Peak Trail #674.1
  • Lake Ann Trail #600 area description
  • Ptarmigan Ridge Trail #682.1
  • Heliotrope Ridge Trail #677 area description
  • High Pass Trail #676
  • Mt. Baker Summit - Climbing area description
  • Boulder Glacier Climbing Route
  • Coleman Glacier Climbing Route
  • Easton Glacier Climbing Route
  • North Ridge Climbing Route
  • Park Glacier Climbing Route
  • Squak Climbing Route
  • Nooksack Cirque Trail #750 area description
  • Nooksack Cirque Trailhead
  • Mt. Baker Wilderness
  • Suiattle River Road - Forest Service road 26 area description
  • Beckler Peak Trail 1240