Obama announced that his administration is changing the name of North America's tallest peak, the 20,320-foot (6,193-meter) Mount McKinley
, to Denali, its traditional Athabascan name.
According to Alpine Club of Pakistan's spokesman Qarar Haidri on June 30, the Pakistani mountaineering duo along with India's Ankur Bahi and two guides, Ben Jones and Peter Moore reached the top of the 6,168-metre Mount McKinley
, also known as Denali.
They had already conquered Mount Elbrus, Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Aconcagua, Mount McKinley
, Mount Vinson and Mount Kosciuszko.
Samra summitted Alaska's Mount McKinley
, also called Denali, after 11 days of a gruelling climb in very difficult weather conditions at an altitude of 20,320 feet.
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Visitors taking advantage of the new route in 2013 can join in the celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the first ascent of America's highest mountain, Mount McKinley
A keen outdoorsman, Andrew has climbed in the Himalayas and made a winter attempt of Mount McKinley
Mountain Name J Location Height (in feet) Archdeacons Tower Alaska 19,537 Churchill Peaks Alaska 20,161 Mount Bear Alaska 14,793 Mount Bona Alaska 16,358 Mount Elbert Colorado 14,426 Mount McKinley
Alaska 20,320 Mount Rainer Washington State 14,416 Mount Whitney California 14,505 Mount Williamson California 14,389 South Peak Alaska 20,161 Mountain Name Height (in meters) Archdeacons Tower 5,955 Churchill Peaks 6,145 Mount Bear 4,509 Mount Bona 4,986 Mount Elbert 4,397 Mount McKinley
6,194 Mount Rainer 4,394 Mount Whitney 4,442 Mount Williamson 4,394 South Peak 6,145 SOURCE: http://www.
(Denali) 6,194 metres, North America
Mr Middleton's work goes a lot further than the boardroom and he has carried out a number of sponsored events that have seen him climb Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount McKinley
as well as venture to the North Pole on foot.
Often known as Mount McKinley
outside of Alaska, it is the highest peak in North America.
At 16:25 on June 22, 2012, he planted the UAE flag on Denali, also known as Mount McKinley
, the highest mountain in North America, thus completing his five-year Seven Summits challenge with four mountains scaled in the last year alone.