This event has been postponed from May 31, 2020. A new date has yet to be determined.
The Sunday May 31st, 2020 race is postponed. At this point we're looking into a late summer 2020 race. All entries will be rolled over to the next scheduled race. Please email the Race Director Dan Probst for more information.
The Mount Baker Ultra is a 56 mile out and back foot race from the town of Concrete Washington to Mount Baker's Sherman peak at 10,160ft (3,097m). Concrete sits at an elevation of 276ft. The course follows forest service roads for the first 20 miles reaching 3,300ft at snowline. Over the next 6 miles you will climb another 6,800ft to reach the summit of Sherman peak. The race starts at 12:00 AM and finishes the same day at 6:00 PM and has an 18 hour cutoff.
Sherman peak is the second highest peak on Mount Baker, with Grant peak being the highest by only another 621ft. Sherman peak is on the list of “Top 100 Washington Peaks”
The course covers 46 miles of forest service roads, roughly 7 miles of snow trail and over 3 miles of glacier travel. All glacier travel will require participants to wear a harness and be clipped into fixed ropes for the entirety of the glacier section. This is an extreme mountain event, weather, elevation and exhaustion add to it’s difficulty. High winds, freezing temperatures, snow, rain, lightning and avalanches may occur at anytime. For more info please visit the website at https://www.mtbakerultra.com
Before registering please read the qualification requirements on the website.
We do not offer refunds. If you can not participate in 2020 you have two options: we can roll your entry over to 2021 or you may sell your entry at face value or less to another qualified runner, please contact us for more information.
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