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Winter at Kulshan Ridge
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Also known as Artist Ridge, Kulshan Ridge is located in the Mount Baker Wilderness, not far from the Mount Baker Ski Area and North Cascades National Park. In the summer, the Mount Baker Hwy (Hwy 542) is opened to the Artist Point Vista, on the north end of the ridge. Mount Baker holds the world record for the highest annual snowfall, and as a result some summers the highway is never opened beyond the ski area. The highest point on Kulshan Ridge is 5247' Huntoon Point, which can be seen when looking NW in the photo. Mounts Baker (10,781') and Shucksan (9131') can also be identified when looking to the west and east, respectively.

Copyright: Josh lingbloom
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Uploaded: 27/05/2013
Updated: 14/10/2014
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Tags: snow; mount baker; cascade mountains; summits; nature; winter; scenic
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