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Elevation: 6,000 ft 1,829 m
GPS: 63.0649, -151.17191
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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.

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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
 110
West Buttress
Snow, Alpine
AI3 Steep Snow
 21
The West Rib
Ice, Snow, Alpine
WI4 M4 Steep Snow
 53
Ham & Eggs
Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine 10 pitches
WI5 M5 Steep Snow
 12
Shaken not Stirred
Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine 15 pitches
AI2 Steep Snow
 5
Messner Couloir
Ice, Snow, Alpine
WI4+ M4 Steep Snow PG13
 6
West Face Couloir
Trad, Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine 20 pitches
Steep Snow
 6
Muldrow Glacier
Snow, Alpine
WI4
 8
Bacon and Eggs on Mini-Mini-Moon…
Trad, Ice, Alpine 9 pitches
WI3 M6 C1 Steep Snow
 18
The Harvard Route
Aid, Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine 30 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c WI4
 29
Cassin Ridge
Ice, Alpine
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c M4 Steep Snow
 26
South West Ridge
Trad, Mixed, Snow, Alpine
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Steep Snow
 12
Southwest Ridge
Trad, Snow, Alpine
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c WI3+ M4 Steep Snow
 4
West Ridge
Trad, Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c WI6 M7 A2 Steep Snow
 7
The Moonflower Buttress (Bibler/…
Aid, Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 8
Goldfinger
Trad, Alpine 12 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
West Buttress Denali
 110
Mod. Snow Snow, Alpine
The West Rib Denali
 21
AI3 Steep Snow Ice, Snow, Alpine
Ham & Eggs Ruth Gorge > Moose's Tooth
 53
WI4 M4 Steep Snow Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine 10 pitches
Shaken not Stirred Ruth Gorge > Moose's Tooth
 12
WI5 M5 Steep Snow Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine 15 pitches
Messner Couloir Denali
 5
AI2 Steep Snow Ice, Snow, Alpine
West Face Couloir Ruth Gorge > Mt Huntington
 6
WI4+ M4 Steep Snow PG13 Trad, Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine 20 pitches
Muldrow Glacier Denali
 6
Steep Snow Snow, Alpine
Bacon and Eggs on Mini-Mini… Mt Hunter
 8
WI4 Trad, Ice, Alpine 9 pitches
The Harvard Route Ruth Gorge > Mt Huntington
 18
WI3 M6 C1 Steep Snow Aid, Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine 30 pitches
Cassin Ridge Denali
 29
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c WI4 Ice, Alpine
South West Ridge Peak 11,300
 26
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c M4 Steep Snow Trad, Mixed, Snow, Alpine
Southwest Ridge Mt Frances
 12
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Steep Snow Trad, Snow, Alpine
West Ridge Mt Hunter
 4
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c WI3+ M4 Steep Snow Trad, Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine
The Moonflower Buttress (Bi… Mt Hunter
 7
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c WI6 M7 A2 Steep Snow Aid, Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine
Goldfinger Ruth Gorge > Stump
 8
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Alpine 12 pitches
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