Carl Tobin & Joe Terravecchia on the Moonflower 3r...
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Not nearly as popular or crowded as the West Butt, the lower altitude and steep rock and ice aspects make this an Alpinist's dream. Summit rate is <40% due to weather and deep snow conditions on the upper mountain. Also no permits or advanced registration required!
Highly dependent on the intended route. Most popular are the North Face routes and West Ridge which are both a short ski from the KIA. The Northeast face is reached from the Tokositna or one of the eastern forks of the Kahiltna . Alpinist 9 features the mountain with photos of route outlines.
Weather station 52.0 miles from here
3 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Mt Hunter
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Mt Hunter:
Featured Route For Mt Hunter
AI6 M6 R AK
: Denali National Park
: Mt Hunter
In '94, on the right side of the North Buttress, Scott Backes and Mark Twight looked for weaknesses in the wall where they could move quickly. Meanwhile, Greg Child and Michael Kennedy worked their way up the Wall of Shadows on the blankest sections of the buttress. In the end both teams sent their new routes with different tactics but good efforts all around. The F.A. of Deprivation required a 72 hour push with descent via the West ridge. They decided to forego the summit after apparently tr...[more] Browse More Classics in AK
Carl Tobin. 1997 Moonflower posedown.
The two summits of Hunter from 16,500' on Denali's...
View from Huntington Harvard Rt. towards Mt.Hunter
J.D. Merritt on the upper headwall of the French R...
Mt Hunter Northern Buttress from the KIA. For per...
Panorama of the Alaska Range showing Foraker, Hunt...
Upper north aspect of the north buttress, severely...
Tamara's traverse. Moonflower buttress. Photo: C...
J.D. Merritt traverses on some terrain between the...
By Kevin Zagorda
From: Glen Haven, Co
Sep 4, 2015
Well done Kurt! We met the Brits who had just finished the second ascent of the French Couloir (Jon Bracey and Andy Houseman) at high camp in 2007.