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Areas in Denali National Park

Denali 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3 / 0 / 1 / 6 / 6
Kahiltna Dome 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 1
Little Switzerland 38 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2 / 6 / 2 / 38 / 38
Mount Foraker 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 1
Mt Hunter 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 4 / 1 / 3 / 4 / 4
Mt. Brooks 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 1
Mt. Capps 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 1
Mt. Francis 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 1 / 3 / 3
Peak 11,300 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 1 / 1
Radio Control Tower 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 1
Ruth Gorge 5 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 8 / 3 / 6 / 12 / 12
Scott Peak 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 2 / 2
Elevation: 6,000 ft
GPS: 63.065, -151.172 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: R Squared on Jan 17, 2007
Admins: Jared LaVacque, L. Von Dommelheimer
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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.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Denali National Park

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
Mod. Snow
 66
West Buttress
Snow, Alpine
Steep Snow
 17
The West Rib
Snow, Alpine
WI4+ M4 Steep Snow
 20
Ham & Eggs
Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine 10 pitches
AI4-5 M5+
 5
Shaken not Stirred
Mixed, Ice, Alpine 15 pitches
AI2 Steep Snow
 3
Messner Couloir
Ice, Snow, Alpine
WI4+ M4 Steep Snow PG13
 3
West Face Couloir
Trad, Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine 20 pitches
WI3 M5+ C1 Steep Snow
 10
The Harvard Route
Aid, Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine 30 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c WI4
 14
Cassin Ridge
Ice, Alpine
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c M4 Steep Snow
 16
South West Ridge
Trad, Mixed, Snow, Alpine
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Mod. Snow
 8
South Face
Trad, Snow, Alpine 6 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Mod. Snow
 8
The Lost Marsupial
Trad, Snow, Alpine 8 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Steep Snow
 7
Southwest Ridge
Trad, Snow, Alpine
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c WI3+ M4 Steep Snow
 3
West Ridge
Trad, Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c WI6 M6 A2 Steep Snow
 4
The Moonflower Buttress (Bibler/Klewin)
Aid, Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 3
Goldfinger
Trad, Alpine 12 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
West Buttress Denali
 66
Mod. Snow Snow, Alpine
The West Rib Denali
 17
Steep Snow Snow, Alpine
Ham & Eggs Ruth Gorge > Moose's Tooth
 20
WI4+ M4 Steep Snow Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine 10 pitches
Shaken not Stirred Ruth Gorge > Moose's Tooth
 5
AI4-5 M5+ Mixed, Ice, Alpine 15 pitches
Messner Couloir Denali
 3
AI2 Steep Snow Ice, Snow, Alpine
West Face Couloir Ruth Gorge > Mt. Huntington
 3
WI4+ M4 Steep Snow PG13 Trad, Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine 20 pitches
The Harvard Route Ruth Gorge > Mt. Huntington
 10
WI3 M5+ C1 Steep Snow Aid, Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine 30 pitches
Cassin Ridge Denali
 14
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c WI4 Ice, Alpine
South West Ridge Peak 11,300
 16
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c M4 Steep Snow Trad, Mixed, Snow, Alpine
South Face Little Switzerland > Middle Troll
 8
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Mod. Snow Trad, Snow, Alpine 6 pitches
The Lost Marsupial Little Switzerland > Throne
 8
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Mod. Snow Trad, Snow, Alpine 8 pitches
Southwest Ridge Mt. Francis
 7
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Steep Snow Trad, Snow, Alpine
West Ridge Mt Hunter
 3
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c WI3+ M4 Steep Snow Trad, Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine
The Moonflower Buttress (Bi… Mt Hunter
 4
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c WI6 M6 A2 Steep Snow Aid, Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine
Goldfinger Ruth Gorge > Stump
 3
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Alpine 12 pitches
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