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A wide variety of recreational activities awaits the outdoor enthusiast at Mt. Baker such as hiking, biking, climbing, backpacking, fishing, hunting, exploring, nature viewing, downhill and cross country skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, snowmobiling and sledding. Explore this page for detailed information.
Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
This US Department of Agriculture's page on the Forest includes information on recreation, weather and wilderness areas in the Washington Cascades. The northwestern tip of the vast Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest is comprised of Mt Baker Wilderness, and the Mt Baker National Recreation Area.
Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
Description and transportation. (On GORP.)
A world record in snowfall was measured at Mt. Baker Ski Area in the winter of 1998-99.
Mt. Baker Ski
Mt. Baker Ski Area sits at the edge of the wilderness in the heart of the North Cascade Mountains, located 56 miles east of Bellingham on State Hwy 542. It has become one of Washington's premier ski resorts. According to a Powder Magazine study, Mt. Baker Ski Area receives the highest amount of average snowfall of any ski area in North America, with more than 615 inches falling each year.
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Active Volcanoes: Mount Vesuvius, Mount Fuji, Mount St. Helens, Surtsey, Mount Baker, Mount Ruapehu, Hekla, Popocatepetl, Mauna Loa by Wikipedia. This book contains articles from Wikipedia and other free sources on active volcanoes around the world including Mount Baker. Order now...
A Falcon Guide to the Mount Baker-Mount Shuksan Area (Exploring Series) by Mike McQuaide. Written by outdoor experts, this guide explores Mount Baker featuring detailed maps facts about the area, routes, trail descriptions and more. Order now...
The Mt. Baker Book by Paul W. Hodge. This book is a photographic guide to the features of Mount Baker. Included is information on the lakes, rivers, streams, peaks, trailheads and more is included. Order now...
Moon Spotlight Washington's Northern Cascades Camping & Hiking by Tom Stienstra and Scott Leonard. Compact guide covering the region's camping and hiking sights with at-a-glance icons to activities. Hiking descriptions, easy-to-follow maps, and clear driving directions are included. Order now...
Hiking the North Cascades, 2nd Edition by Erik Molvar. This comprehensive guide is your passport to one of the most beautiful and truly wild reaches of North America describing 105 of the region's best and most varied hikes, from a few choice short excursions to a whole host of day trips and overnight treks. Order now...
Day Hiking North Cascades by Craig Romano. This compact guide covers t a broad range of hiking options. This is the most up-to-date guide for the area, organized along highway and other travel corridors with an emphasis on trails that are 12 miles or less, round-trip. Order now...
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