Mount Baker

Elevation (feet): 15,889
Elevation (meters): 4,843
Continent: Africa
Country: Uganda
Range/Region: Ruwenzori
Latitude: 0.366667
Longitude: 29.8833
Difficulty: Basic Snow/Ice Climb
Best months for climbing: Jan, Feb, Jun, Jul, Aug
Year first climbed: 1906
First successful climber(s): Duke of the Abruzzi, J. Petigax, C. Ollier, J. Brocherel
Nearest major airport: Kampala, Uganda, Kigali, Rwanda, Bujumbura, Burundi, Nairobi, Kenya
Convenient Center: Mutsori, Zaire, Bugoye, Uganda

Mount Baker is the third highest mountain in the Ruwenzori range. Together with Mount Stanley and Mount Speke, it forms a triangle enclosing the upper Bujuku Valley. There are huts and good trails from both the Zaire and Uganda side. From Mutsori, Zaire, local tribesman are available as guides or porters. There are several huts maintained throughout the Ruwenzori. Like all of the Ruwenzori massifs, Baker's summit consists of multiple jagged peaks.