Mt. Baker Climb

September 6 - 10, 2024

Climb a Mountain. Make a Difference.

Join and experience an exclusive mountaineering fundraising program designed to give you the training, technical support, and guide services you need to summit mountains safely. This climb is open to all who are ready to take on the challenge of summiting a mountain.

Funds raised by participants will go directly to ovarian cancer early detection and prevention research awareness efforts.

Easton Glacier, Mount Baker

Located on the south side of Mt. Baker, the Easton Glacier offers a fun and moderate line of ascent to the summit of a classic northwest volcano. Our three-day program includes all the training needed for a climb on one of the most picturesque glaciers in the U.S. This climb is perfect for the beginner looking to learn about climbing on glaciers, or the experienced climber seeking to stand atop a northwest classic. With spectacular views of Washington’s volcanoes to the south, intricate crevasse fields, and modest elevation, this climb has something for every climber.

The minimum fundraising requirement to participate and have a guaranteed spot for your mountain is $5,000.

The climbers who sign up for the Mt. Baker program receive the following:

  • Rainier Mountaineering Inc fee paid on your behalf
  • Tents, stoves, ropes, and all group gear needed for the climb
  • One-day climbing school
  • 3 professional RMI guides to lead the trip
  • 3 climb meetings hosted by RMI guide and Any Mountain leadership that cover topics including event logistics, fundraising, nutrition, gear, training, education and support to get you to that summit!
  • Orientation on Day 1 of your climb
  • Climb school with RMI’s premier guides on Day 2 of your climb
  • Day 2 and 3 Summit Climb with RMI’s premier guides
  • Dinner (alcohol not included) and Celebration on Day 3.
  • New friendships and an experience to last a lifetime!

Out-of-Pocket Expenses (subject to change):

  • Purchase or rent all necessary gear needed for the climb and practice hikes
  • Transportation to and from the following: airport and the actual climb
  • Airfare to WA State
  • All meals (including on the actual climb) except for the Celebration Dinner, which we will provide on the 3rd night.
  • Hotel accommodations for the following: The night before the climb begins and the night after the climb ends (as needed)
  • Any additional hotel accomodations or meals for family or friends that will be supporting you
  • Discover Pass (for parking at trailhead)
  • Any additional incidentals (i.e. souvenirs)

Meet Jess Wedel

The Any Mountain Mt. Baker climb will be led by ovarian cancer survivor & accomplished mountain guide Jess Wedel. Jess made national news when she became the first ovarian cancer survivor to summit Everest in 2023.

If you’d like to learn more about or donate to the Any Mountain Baker Team, click the link below to join in support of ovarian cancer research and this amazing expedition.

Any Mountain will be partnering with Jess Wedel and RMI Expeditions for this climb.

Please find all the details (overview, travel, qualifications, equipment, food and policies) about the climb here:

There will be new mountains, new quests, new creativity, and tremendous views from the summits we gain.

Future Climbs

Mt. Rainier

June 2025

This will be a 5 day trip led by the professional mountain guides at RMI.
Tentative schedule:
D1 Arrival and orientation
D2 Mountaineering day school
D3 Climb to Camp Muir
D4 -5 Additional training and summit bid

This trip is tenatively scheduled for 6/27/25
Minimum fundraising for this trip is $10,000.

Everest Basecamp

April 2026

A three week trek on the Goyko route lead by professional American and Nepalese mountain guides.

Everest Basecamp Gokyo Lakes Trek via Chola Pass is an exciting trek to Everest Basecamp that takes us via Namche Bazaar and then up to the sacred lakes in the stunning Gokyo Valley. Here, we climb Gokyo Ri, one of the finest viewpoints for a panoramic view of Mount Everest (8848m) and surrounding mountains, including 8000 meters mountains Cho Oyu and Makalu. The journey to base camp continues as we cross into the Khumbu Valley through Cho La (5420m) and ultimately ascending Kala Patar (5550m) for incredible views of Everest and the astonishing Khumbu Icefall. Climbers will have the option of continuing on to Climb Lobuche, one of the 6000m peaks in the Khumbu Valley.

This trip will have a minimul fundraising goal of $15,000.