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Mt Baker Backcountry Ski Guide

Skill Level:
Intermediate - Advanced
Fitness Level:
Intermediate
Location:
Washington - Mt. Baker
Dates:
2016/17: January 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 , 25, 26; February 12; 13; 14; 15; 16; 17; 18; 19; 20; 21; 26; 27; 28; March ( Wide Open!)

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Ski Mount Baker's world famous powder.

So far this 2017 season we have been enjoying the best ski year since 2012.  The long term trends forecasted by the National Weather Service are showing things are only getting better!

The Mt Baker back country is legendary. During heavy snow fall you'll enjoy bottomless snow and faceshots in old growth hemlock and fir forests, during times of Considerable and above avalanche danger you'll ski untracked snow on low angle glades and less exposed terrain features, but equally as common in the Mt Baker region are the cold sunny days when the the snow pack is stable and you can ski anything.  

The Mt Baker snow pack is our business. Peregrine guides spend their entire winter every winter living in it, studying every storm, weather change and layer of snow.  We are excited for the opportunity to keep you safe in the endless back country terrain while finding the best quality snow and terrain of the day appropriate for the groups skill level, fitness and snow pack stability.

Good cardio vascular health is required. You must be able to ski equivalent to on piste slopes rated to BLUE and be willing to try slopes equivalent to BLACK diamond. Cost may vary with group size and/or number of days signing up for.

Itinerary

We meet at 8:30am at the Wake N Bakery in the town of Glacier Washington.  

After a quick introduction and gear check we caravan up to Heather Meadows parking area adjacent to the Mt Baker Ski area.  This gets us to subalpine terrain at an elevation of 4,200 feet and gives us quick access to some of the best back country ski terrain in the galaxy.  Trips end between 4 - 6 pm depending on how much spinach you've had for breakfast.

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