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Denali National Park  


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Elevation: 6,000'
Location: 63.0649, -151.17191 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Denali National Park is home to the tallest mountain in North America. Denali stands tall at 20,320 feet. Denali NP is also home to the Alaska Range and some of the most beautiful and remote walls in the world.

Getting There 

Drive north from Anchorage for 240 miles or south from Fairbanks for 125 miles. You can fly into Denali NP with certain aviation companies.

Climbing Season



Weather station 52.0 miles from here

64 Total Routes

['4 Stars',17],['3 Stars',14],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',25],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',4],['5.8',13],['5.9',5],['5.10',15],['5.11',5],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Denali National Park:
Shaken not Stirred   WI5 M5 Steep Snow     Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine, 15 pitches, 3000'   Ruth Gorge : Moose's Tooth
Messner Couloir   AI2 Steep Snow     Ice, Snow, Alpine, 5000'   Denali
South East Ridge   WI2 Steep Snow     Ice, Snow, Alpine, 3600'   Mt. Francis
The West Rib   Steep Snow     Snow, Alpine, 9200'   Denali
West Buttress   Mod. Snow     Snow, Alpine, 12500'   Denali
Ham & Eggs   WI4 M4 Steep Snow     Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine, 10 pitches, 3000'   Ruth Gorge : Moose's Tooth
Japanese Couloir   Steep Snow     Snow, Alpine, 3000'   Ruth Gorge : Mt. Barrill
The Lost Marsupial   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Mod. Snow     Trad, Snow, Alpine, 8 pitches, 1300'   Little Switzerland : The Throne
South Face   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Mod. Snow     Trad, Snow, Alpine, 6 pitches, 1300'   Little Switzerland : Middle Troll
South West Ridge   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c M4 Steep Snow     Mixed, Snow, Alpine, 4100'   Peak 11,300
Cassin Ridge   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c WI4     Ice, Alpine, Grade V   Denali
The Moonflower Buttress (Bibler/Klewin)   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c WI6 M6 A2 Steep Snow     Aid, Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine, 6000'   Mt Hunter
Goldfinger   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, Alpine, 12 pitches, 2000'   Ruth Gorge : The Stump
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Featured Route For Denali National Park
Ham and Eggs,

Ham & Eggs WI4 M4 Steep Snow  AK : Denali National Park : ... : Moose's Tooth
One of the best, some parties can do it in 4 hours some take two days. Short crux to enter the weakness propper and then steep snow and the intermittent ice pitch till mid height. Then three to four great solid ice pitches to access the upper bowles. Rappels were set for for 100' raps when we did her. But doubles should be mandatory to get down in any kind of decent time. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in AK

Photos of Denali National Park Slideshow Add Photo
The Kahiltna Peaks with Foraker in the distance, f...
The Kahiltna Peaks with Foraker in the distance, f...
JB on upper snowfield to gain the Nettle-Quirk Cou...
JB on upper snowfield to gain the Nettle-Quirk Cou...
View of the west ridge of Mt. Hunter. This was tak...
View of the west ridge of Mt. Hunter. This was tak...
Denali National Park, Sultana Pk. (aka Mt. Foraker...
Denali National Park, Sultana Pk. (aka Mt. Foraker...
Starting the Nettle - Quirk Couloir Mt. Huntington...
Starting the Nettle - Quirk Couloir Mt. Huntington...
Jeff Burton on the Harvard route west face Mt Hunt...
Jeff Burton on the Harvard route west face Mt Hunt...
Denali National Park
Denali National Park
J. Burton, G. Child & M. Kennedy waiting for a rid...
J. Burton, G. Child & M. Kennedy waiting for a rid...
Alan Long on the East Buttress of the Citadel (V 5...
Alan Long on the East Buttress of the Citadel (V 5...
A view of Denali, as seen from the Kahiltna Baseca...
A view of Denali, as seen from the Kahiltna Baseca...
Jeff Burton upper part of The Harvard route on Mt ...
Jeff Burton upper part of The Harvard route on Mt ...
Denali from Stony Dome.
Denali from Stony Dome.
Andy Carson leading the crux on the FA of the Wyom...
BETA PHOTO: Andy Carson leading the crux on the FA of the Wyom...
TAT plane, note the 1954.  If only they made thing...
TAT plane, note the 1954. If only they made thing...
KIA - Kahiltna International Airport
KIA - Kahiltna International Airport
Camp for Denali
Camp for Denali
Panoramic view of the Range from Talkeetna
Panoramic view of the Range from Talkeetna
The TAT "Otter"
The TAT "Otter"
The AMS Fork off of the main Eldridge glacier in m...
BETA PHOTO: The AMS Fork off of the main Eldridge glacier in m...
please email denaliresearchproject@gmail.com for m...
BETA PHOTO: please email denaliresearchproject@gmail.com for m...
traveling in style after the climb, beautiful down...
traveling in style after the climb, beautiful down...
Denali glowing at around 10pm.
Denali glowing at around 10pm.

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