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Mt. Francis

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South East Ridge 

Mt. Francis  

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Elevation: 10,450'
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This peak is located directly north of the Kahiltna Basecamp.

Getting There 

About 1 mile north of the Main Kahiltna Basecamp.

Climbing Season

For the Denali National Park area.

Weather station 52.0 miles from here

2 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Mt. Francis:
South East Ridge   WI2 Steep Snow     Ice, Snow, Alpine, 3600'   
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Scratch and Sniff on Stubbs' Buttress, Mount Franc...

Scratch and Sniff 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c M6 Steep Snow  AK : Denali National Park : Mt. Francis
At the gateway of the East Fork of the Kahiltna Glacier, Stubbs' Buttress (a satellite peak butting out from the NW Ridge of Mount Francis) is a comparatively small feature that packs a lot of adventure. This is an easily climbable day-route from Kahiltna Base Camp.At the base of the North Buttress, cross the 'schrund and aim for the right trending snow ramp under the first major rock band. after about 300' or so, belay under a short but steep corner with a good gear anchor that takes many cams ...[more]   Browse More Classics in AK

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View of the south side of Mt. Frances as seen from...
This is the route as seem from camp near the KIA. ...
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