Climbing Baker, Shuksan, Glacier Peak

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Guiding + Service Cost: $850

Fundraising Goal: $750(1)

Skill/Fitness Needs: Entry Level Basic Climb(2)(3)

  • Day 1:
    • Drive from Seattle to Heliotrope Ridge TH (3,700 Ft)
    • Hike to Hogsback camp (5,900 feet)
    • Setup Camp. Practice some skills, Dinner
  • Day 2:
    • Rest Day, practice rope management/snow skills
    • Hydrate, eat and sleep early
    • Wake up 11 pm, Gear-up and start climbing by mid-night
  • Day 3:
    • Summit early morning, enjoy the moment! (Summit 10,781 Ft)
    • Climb down to base camp
    • Pack up tents & hike down to the TH, drive back to Seattle

Guiding + Service Cost: $925

Fundraising Goal: $750(1)

Skill/Fitness Needs: Entry Level Basic Climb(2)(3)

  • Day 1: 10 miles, 3700’ Gain
    • Drive from Seattle to North Folk Sauk Trailhead.
    • Hike to White Pass (5,904 ft.)
    • Setup Camp. Dinner
  • Day 2: 5 miles, 2300’ Gain
    • Hike to Glacier Gap (7000’)
    • Hydrate, eat and sleep early
    • Wake up 11 pm, Gear-up and start climbing by mid-night
  • Day 3: 14 miles, 3500’ gain, 5800’ loss
    • Summit at 10,500 ft.
    • Climb down to lower camp
  • Day 4: 6 miles, 3500’ Loss
    • Pack up tents & hike down to the TH, drive back to Seattle

Guiding + Service Cost: $850 + $105(5)

Fundraising Goal: $750(1)

Skill/Fitness Needs: Entry Level Basic Climb(2)(3)(4)

  • Day 1:
    • Drive from Seattle to the Trailhead (2,500 feet).
    • Hike to Basecamp (5,500 feet)
    • Setup Camp. Practice some skills, Dinner
  • Day 2:
    • Rest Day, practice rope management/snow skills
    • Hydrate, eat and sleep early
    • Wake up 11 pm, Gear-up and start climbing by mid-night
  • Day 3:
    • Get to base of the rock gully by early morning.
    • Climb steep rock/snow to the summit (Summit 9,131’ Ft)
    • Back to basecamp to the TH, drive back to Seattle

(1) In case the registered participant cannot attend this objective hike, s/he shall pledge to raise a minimum of $500. This will be waived for documented medical emergencies only. No exceptions.
(2) The participant/athlete should commit to train and be ready for 4 mile trail at a pace of 2 mph with a gain of 3000 feet in a day and with a 30 lb-backpack on them.
(3) The participant/athlete should also train to be able to hike about 14 miles in a day at a pace of 2 mph with a total gain of 7000 feet wearing a 40 lb-backpack at the start of the day.
(4) The participant should be committed to spend time either on their own or with the team so as to prepare mentally for moving on exposed rock. The team will organize trips to Class 3 and 4 scrambles in the month of May.
(5) Unless shown that the participant does indoor/outdoor climbing and rappels, they shall register for ‘Intro to Rock’ course with our guiding partner.
(6) Above timeline is subject to change depending on the weather considerations.
(7) The route selection is solely decided by our guiding partner depending on the snow conditions on the mountain and that may be deem necessary based on hazard evaluations considered for the trip.

  1. Pay the ‘Guiding + Service Fees’ via <venmo @ https://venmo.com/miyaradv> or <zelle using email: accounts@MiyarAdventures.com> and forward the confirmation to payment-receipts@ashanet.org with the name of the mountain(s) you wish to climb to receive a code to register for the climbs on Miyar Adventures’ website.
    The registration codes will be sent within 24 hours in the order the request is received. If we receive more payments than we can accommodate; Miyar has agreed to refund you.
  2. Follow these links for your respective climb and only select the date mentioned above:
  3. Select one of the following dates to register for Snow Skills. This is mandatory for all:
    (The registration codes will be sent after Feb 15 for all those who completed steps 1 & 2)

    • April 11
    • April 12
    • April 18
    • April 19
    • April 26
  4. If you are climbing Mount Shuksan, either you let us know that you are comfortable climbing and rappelling outdoors or register for ‘Intro to Rock’ course here, scheduled on July 11 and 12.
  5. Fill out the liability and commitment form, sent separately after above steps are complete (to be filled before Feb 25)
  6. Join for the classroom session on Feb 18th evening to learn about the training plan and other details.
  7. Training hikes to start from Feb 29
  • Includes permits for Baker climb and an experience trip to Mount Adams
  • Includes Stoves/Cook kits, tents (Baker trip only), group climbing equipment, guide services
  • Includes Pre-trip Planning/Information session on packing & gear
  • Includes Backpacking, mountaineering, and general outdoor safety skills
  • Includes one-day instructional day learning skills on a snow slope
  • Includes $75 service fee that goes to Asha for replenishing emergency gear, t-shirts and permit fee for your training hikes/climbs.
    Note: This service fee is $150 for Mount Rainier as the permit fees is higher for this climb.
  • Does not include transportation
  • Does not include tents for a trip to Mount Adams
  • Does not include lunch, snacks or dinner
  • Does not include gratuities for guides
  • Does not account towards your fundraising goal.