Mt Baker to Mt Rainier on Skis, 1982-2007
by Lowell Skoog

  • Routes shown on this map: 362 miles, 135,000 feet of ascent.
  • Actual effort (including approach/exit for each segment): 500 miles, 174,000 feet of ascent, 42 days.
  • Each segment of the overall route was done in the direction that was most efficient for that segment.
  • Routes were profiled using National Geographic TOPO! with a mileage correction factor of +13%.
  • For detailed route statistics, click here.
  • For tips on skiing Cascade high routes, click here.
Click a route name on the map for a story.
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