Mt. Baker Run
Hosted by Tom Millar
The PSMC will be meeting in Mount Vernon, WA at 8 a.m. to the east of Jack in the Box, 304 East College Way, Mount Vernon, Washington 98273. We will be in the parking lot between Jack in the Box and Bigfoot Java.
After the driver’s meeting, we will depart for Chuckanut Drive to Bellingham for our first stop and then on to Hwy 542 to Glacier and the National Park Office in Glacier, WA. There is a $5 charge to drive in the Mt. Baker National Forest if you do not have a annual pass.
We will head to Artist Point at Mount Baker to explore Mount Baker and the beautiful sites in the area. If you would like some history about Mount Baker, check the USGS link.
Estimated departure from Mt. Vernon is 8:20 am and stopping off in Bellingham and the National Forest Rangers Office in Glacier, WA. We will stop for lunch at Milano’s in Glacier on the way down. Bring a jacket in case it is cold and windy at Mt. Baker. Although it's summertime, Mt. Baker often has snow and chilly temperatures at the summit.
From I-5: take Exit 227, Hwy 538 and head east about .2 of a mile and it will be on your right, the south side of Hwy 538. Zoom Zoom!