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Mount Bona and Mount Churchill 

The University Range Rock Climbing 

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The University Range is sandwiched between the Wrangell Mountains and The St. Elias Range. This is a rugged range that demands a variety of alpine skills in order to stay safe and get on top of the peaks.

Getting There 

Charter Ultima Thule Outfitters to fly you in.

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Weather station 8.5 miles from here

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Rock Climbing Photo: The knife ridge of Mount Churchill with Mount Bona...

The East Slope/Ridge   Alaska : Wrangell St. Elias NP : ... : Mount Bona and Mount Church...
Fly into the Klutlan Glacier at about 10,000ft. Take care in this area, for there have been a lot of crevasse falls and accidents. Aside from the dangers, these two peaks are excellent skiing objectives and the terrain allows you to put in as many camps as needed or none. From 10,000ft ascend up to the left of a very broken rib of glacier with some seracs, to about 12,500ft. To the climbers left side of the rib can be a wind loaded ramp that provides the best snow bridges across the crevasses. 1...[more]   Browse More Classics in Alaska

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