Friday, August 29, 2008

Mount Baker By the Numbers


Year Mt. Baker Wilderness was created by the Washington Wilderness Act.

1,329,950 acres

Total area of Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.

117,500 acres

Total area of Mt. Baker Wilderness Area.

40 Miles

Amount of shared boundary between Mt. Baker Wilderness Area and the North Cascades National Park (east side).

10,781 Feet

Elevation of Mount Baker.

25 Years

Time period when glaciers advance on Mount Baker (1950-1975); since then they have been receding.


Number of glaciers on Mount Baker.

291,043,600 Feet

Area of Coleman Glacier (largest glacier on Baker).


Successful AAI Mount Baker Summits in the Summer of 2008.

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