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Elevation: 20,320 ft 6,194 m
GPS: 63.0724, -150.9467
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The tallest mountain in North America, Denali stands tall at 20,320 feet. It host a number of routes the most popular being the West Buttress and it is also home to the great Alaskan testpiece the Cassin Ridge. Weather can change on Denali in the blink of an eye so come prepared for everything.

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You can fly to Denali with a number of aviation services or make the long hike from Talkeetna

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Classic Climbing Routes at Denali

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
AI2 Steep Snow
 5
Messner Couloir
Ice, Snow, Alpine
Steep Snow
 6
Muldrow Glacier
Snow, Alpine
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c WI4
 29
Cassin Ridge
Ice, Alpine
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
West Buttress
 110
Mod. Snow Snow, Alpine
The West Rib
 21
AI3 Steep Snow Ice, Snow, Alpine
Messner Couloir
 5
AI2 Steep Snow Ice, Snow, Alpine
Muldrow Glacier
 6
Steep Snow Snow, Alpine
Cassin Ridge
 29
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c WI4 Ice, Alpine
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