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Address: Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Glacier, WA
Phone Number: 360-734-6771
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Activities: Skiing, Hiking
Description: Glaciers, crevasses and snowy pinnacles make this area a challenge for...
Glaciers, crevasses and snowy pinnacles make this area a challenge for skiers.
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This ---one fun drive---unless you want to stop behind a tree along the way, stop in Kendall, Maple Falls, or in Glacier (has public RRs)....Be prepared to drive slowly to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This ---one fun drive---unless you want to stop behind a tree along the way, stop in Kendall, Maple Falls, or in Glacier (has public RRs)....Be prepared to drive slowly to experience the views and scenery and the pull-outs--- The trip up reveals no-shoulder drop=offs and staggering vistas---even on rainy foggy days such as this one turned out at the top---the... More 

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Fleming Island, Florida
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4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The views from the top are amazing. Drive up is a little unnerving, but so worth the trip. We went in July, it was chilly at the top, but not bad. Still some snow on the top of the mountain in the distance. Nice day trip.

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Hampton, Virginia
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108 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Mount baker is to skiing what the atomic bomb is to fireworks. The terrain is unbelievable and the snow is deep and steep. When they say black diamond, they mean it. There are no sissy slopes trying to pass themselves off as diamonds. Since it is at the end of a 30 mile road that goes only here, people are... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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66 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Although the drive is a bit windy, the views from the top are stunning. Other than a place to fill your water bottle and use a washroom there is nothing else to divert from an incredible hike. The lowest snowpack in 62 years, this part of the hiking system is already open to the public. There is still a bit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Love the laid back family vibe at MtBaker. A nice break from the mega-resorts where you have to race for your lines. Great snowfall, easy backcountry access, nice people, and great terrain. As mellow or as serious as you want. Don't forget your transceiver, probe, shovel, and friends if you leave the ski area. Some SERIOUS terrain and natural hazards... More 

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Coquitlam, Canada
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75 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

this is great area that feels like it is a million miles away, surrounded by mountains , no powerlines, no condos and fancy coffeeshops here, just lots of snow and a true wilderness feel

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mims florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 535 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

From the terrace where we are staying in Abbotsford BC Canada we look across Fraser Valley to the magnificent Mt Baker in WA. So we had to go see for ourselves, crossing border , and driving up to about 4000 feet where road was still closed because of snow. We picnicked by a picture postcard lake with glorious sunshine in... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I was just out for a drive without a plan when the road took me here! The ski are was closed but people were still out taking advantage of the fresh snow. The view was wonderful. Easy to access. I did not want to leave.

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Dublin, Ireland
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

So living in Vancouver Mt Baker is only a 2+ drive depending on the line up at the boarder. I much prefer Baker to Whistler its better value for money with some great runs on the piste.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Love actually skiing. ski here, its great :) It's like one step away from that back country feel of being open and free. Kinda like that you have the whole mountain to yourself. I've been coming here for 25 years and I love it everytime.

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Address: Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Glacier, WA
Phone Number: 360-734-6771
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Glacier

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