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20060923 WA AMGA 061

Mount Shuksan Fisher Chimneys

Intermediate Summit Climb

A climb by any route on Mount Shuk­san is one of pure delight as it com­bines ascents on glac­i­ers and rock to pro­vide a vari­ety of moun­taineer­ing chal­lenge. It is one of the most pho­tographed moun­tains in the world and an icon for the state of Wash­ing­ton. It is sit­u­at­ed on the north­west­ern edge of the famed North Cas­cades Nation­al Park and is a mere 10 miles east of neigh­bor Mount Bak­er. The world record hold­er for annu­al snow­fall – the Mount Bak­er Ski Area – is actu­al­ly locat­ed on the flanks of Shuk­san. It is a mas­sive and com­plex moun­tain and is often com­pared to the Weis­shorn of the Swiss Alps. Its var­ied rock ter­rain, hang­ing glac­i­ers, and com­pli­cat­ed route find­ing mak­ing it an excel­lent objec­tive for the begin­ning or advanced climber.


  • Mount Shuk­san Fish­er Chimneys

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    • 1:1 - $1,785 per person
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Flight Information

For sched­uled cours­es and climbs, you should fly into Seat­tle-Taco­ma Inter­na­tion­al Air­port (SeaT­ac). You are respon­si­ble for your trans­porta­tion to down­town Seat­tle (see sug­ges­tions). You will meet as a group with your guide(s) at 7 am for an ori­en­ta­tion meet­ing and equip­ment check. 


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  • Mount Shuk­san Fish­er Chimneys

    from $1,275

    3 Days

    • 1:1 - $1,785 per person
    • 2:1 - $1,275 per person
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9,127 ft / 2782 m


Fish­er Chimneys


III 5.3



Depending on the objective, climbers should be comfortable on steeper snow/ice slopes and/or 5.5-5.7 rock climbing experience. You should have a past climbing experience with proven skills. Certain climbs may require only snow/ice skills, but not require rock skills; and vice-versa.

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