Category Archives: Mt Baker

Ptarmigan Ridge Hike – Mt. Baker Area

Here’s a hike for everyone!  It is an out and back hike no matter how far you go.  End of trail is maybe 4.5 miles, but you can turn around at any point and feel that you have had a … Continue reading

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Short ‘Mt. Baker’ Hikes

I get many guests who want to get into the mountains and experience the beauty and drama without being mountain climbers.  I have a suggestion for those who are going to Mount Baker:  Drive and park at the Artist Point … Continue reading

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Baker River and Baker Lake Area

I LOVE taking a trip up this dead end road at any time of the year! It is not very far up the Skagit Valley from Highland Garden House Bed and Breakfast and is a REAL change of scenery.  You can … Continue reading

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