Title: Mount Shuksan Glaciated Massif, North Cascades National Park, Washington, United States
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Mount Shuksan Glaciated Massif, North Cascades National Park, Washington, United States
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Mount Shuksan is a glaciated massif found in the North Cascades National Park in Whatcom County, Washington. Shuksan is a Native American word meaning high peak. The mountain is an eroded remnant of a thrust plate formed by the Easton collision millions of years ago and is made up of greenschist and oceanic basalt. Mount Shuksan is 4,411 feet high and is popular to mountaineers and hikers. Being a complex mountain with 14 routes, it offers a wide variety of challenges such as rock walls, moderate firnfields and steep ice.