8/27 6-Day Course

The 8/27 6-day mountaineering course has wrapped up an excellent week of training and climbing on Mount Baker in Washington’s North Cascades.  After a day of rock climbing and skills practice at Mt. Erie on Anacortes Island our team moved to the stunning Cragview camp.  Within a day’s walk of our camp everyone was able to learn the essential skills of movement on snow and ice as well as glacier travel and crevasse rescue.

Working around a brief weather system, we were able to execute a successful summit climb of Mount Baker to solidify what we had practiced and experience one the Cascade’s finer peaks.

-Matthew Wiech, Alpine Ascents International.  Photos: Devin Bishop, Alpine Ascents International.


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