Mt. Baker Hill Climb
September 11 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm$70 – $100
Great views, fresh air, tough climbs. Ascend 4,462 feet from Chair 9 in Glacier to Artist Point (5,140 feet elevation) in approximately 22 miles. The Mt. Baker Highway (SR542) is known as one of the most scenic paved roads in the country and rarely is the highway closed to motorized vehicles from Glacier to Artist Point. With steep elevation and several switchbacks, this ride is not for the faint of heart, but the views are stunning. Experience the agony and the ecstasy!
This is a timed event. 1st female and male of each age division registered in the Competitive Division, receive a custom Voler Winners Jersey and 1st – 3rd of each division receive a locally produced medal.
The race begins at MP 35, 1/4 mile east of the check-in at Chair 9 Pizza & Bar.
Social: 7:00 AM
Recreational: 8:00 AM
Competitive: 8:30 AM
End time: 12:00pm (road closed until noon)
All start lines begin at Snowater Road, just east of Glacier, WA. Parking is available at the Chair 9 restaurant. All vehicles will need to have a NW Forest Pass ($5) to park at Artist Point.
Anyone over the age of 13 can participate in the Mt. Baker Hill Climb. Riders between the ages of 13-15 years old on race day MUST be accompanied by a parent or guardian to participate.