Not an experienced mountaineer? that's okay, though we strongly encourage you to take a basic mountaineering course. You must be confident in your ability to self arrest and know how to properly use your equipment. We screen racers prior to approval into the race. Please understand this is for safety reasons.

To be accepted into the Mount Baker Ultra you must meet one of the following qualifications:

  • The first option to qualify for the race is to email us a brief resume highlighting your endurance / mountaineering background. It does not need to specifically be mountaineering or ultra running related, are you a whitewater kayaker, adventure cyclist or open water swimmer? We are looking for your ability to be self sufficient in physically demanding and difficult situations. If choosing this option, do not register. We will review your resume within 24 hours and follow up with a discussion about entry.  
  • If you have completed any 50 mile trail race with at least 8,000ft of gain in 2017 or 2018 you may complete registration.