Mount McKinley


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McKinley, Mount,

peak, Alaska: see DenaliDenali,
formerly Mount McKinley,
peak, 20,310 ft (6,190 m) high, S central Alaska, in the Alaska Range; highest point in North America. Permanent snowfields cover more than half the mountain and feed numerous glaciers.
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Mount McKinley is the pair's sixth summit and next month, the duo will be heading to Russia to scale Mount Elbrus, their seventh and last peak.
When I was training to climb Mount McKinley, I went to Darjeeling.
On Mount McKinley at the 17,200 foot camp, we saw an English climber who was in a bad shape.
Treacherous weather on Mount McKinley - also known as Denali - in Alaska has claimed the lives of four Japanese climbers * Richard Parks on Mount McKinley where four climbers died 24 hours after he left the slopes
Jeff Smith, who played for his hometown Cardiff Devils, told the Echo how five members of his team had to drop out of the assault on Mount Denali, the highest peak in North America, which is also known as Mount McKinley.
In addition to the Nokia 808 PureView phone with Miettinen's photos of the Everest, the person with the highest bid will get Miettinen's helmet, which he wore during his climbs up the Seven Summits, the highest mountain on each continent -- except North America, which Miettinen will attempt on June 7 as he heads to Mount McKinley in Alaska.
Highest point: Mount McKinley (Alaska), 20,320 feet above sea level
Our guide pointed out Mount McKinley, at 20,000ft the tallest peak in north America - it was a staggering 280 miles away.
Princess Cruises offers 13-night package from August 21, 2012 from pounds 1,947, including a six-day land tour (Anchorage, Mount McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge, Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge, Copper River Princess Wilderness Lodge) followed by seven nights on board Coral Princess via Anchorage, scenic cruising in Hubbard Glacier and Glacier Bay, Skagway, Juneau and Ketchikan, before disembarking in Vancouver.
GET THERE * Jonathan Grun was a guest of Princess Cruises which offers 13-night package from August 21, 2012 from pounds 1,947, including a six-day land tour (Anchorage, Mount McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge, Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge, Copper River Princess Wilderness Lodge) followed by seven nights on board Coral Princess via Anchorage, scenic cruising in Hubbard Glacier and Glacier Bay, Skagway, Juneau and Ketchikan, before disembarking in Vancouver.
Peter Bullard, 45, and his American guide, Suzanne Allen, fell 1,000ft while climbing at 17,000ft on Alaska's Mount McKinley.
Jerry O'Sullivan, 41, was airlifted to safety after disaster struck when his team descended Mount McKinley, North America's highest and most treacherous peak.