Crews will complete a snow assessment later this month to determine when they can begin clearing the road to Artist Point.
Status: CLOSED as of Oct. 16, 2012
The last three miles of highway above the ski area are closed to vehicles.
Artist Point is located at the very end of Mount Baker Highway, State Route 542 and boasts 360-degree views of Mount Shuksan and Mount Baker, as well as access to a variety of trails.
The road to Artist Point, 2.7 miles long (milepost 54.55 to 57.26) and more than 5,000 feet above sea level, is typically buried under snow and closed October through June.
Artist Point typically opens in July and remains open until the first substantial snowfall of the year, which usually comes in late September or early October.
Trail and hiking information
Mt. Baker Ranger District Office
360-856-5700 ext 515
810 State Route 20
Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284
Glacier Public Service Center
Glacier, WA 98244
360-757-5997 (No trail or hiking information available at this number.)
1043 Goldenrod Road Suite 101,
Burlington, WA 98233