Day 1: Orientation & Hike To Base Camp – 6,000 ft (1,829 m)
We will meet at the Sedro-Woolley Ranger Station at 7 am and drive to the trailhead. After a gear check and introduction to Leave No Trace camping, we will hike to our camp near the edge of the Easton Glacier at approximately 6,500’.
Day 2: Ski Mountaineering Day School – 6,800 ft (2,072 m)
We will spend the day on the glacier practicing various ski mountaineering, roped glacier travel and safety techniques and protocol.
Day 3: Summit Day and Ski Descent – 10,781 ft (3,286 m)
Getting a pre-dawn start, we will climb the Easton Glacier to the summit. After an hour at the top to enjoy the views, we will make the stunning 5,000-ft ski touring descent back to camp. After lunch, we will pack up camp and hike back to the trailhead.