Right, a Bull Moose in Denali National Park, and below, the stunning Mt McKinley
At age 20, he was on the team that made the first direct ascent of the north wall of North America's tallest mountain, 20,320-foot Mt McKinley
Conefrey and Jordan's book, which accompanies the recent BBC 2 series, follows man's often unsuccessful attempts to conquer the Alpine peaks of Mont Blanc and the Matterhorn in the 19th century, and Mt McKinley
in Alaska and K2 and Everest in the Himlayas in the past 100 years.
He was stranded alone with a broken leg at 17,500ft on Mt McKinley
in temperatures down to -30C for 28 hours after two companions were rescued.
The two soldiers, stranded near the summit of Mt McKinley
, clip themselves to a 100ft rope and dangle underneath the Lama helicopter, as there was no room on board
two adults and (ex-accommodation, Next stop on the tour was Mt McKinley
Princess Wilderness Lodge, named after the towering mountain.
After that he will take on the world's highest mountain, Everest, before attempting Russia's highest peak, Mt Elbrus, and Denali in Alaska, otherwise known as Mt McKinley
and widely regarded as one of the world's most dangerous climbs.
On this 13,000-mile expedition, he not only cycled the longest mountain range on the planet, but he also climbed the two highest peaks in the Americas - Mt McKinley
in Alaska and Aconcagua in Argentina - while making his second, largely self-filmed, documentary for BBC One, The Man Who Cycled the Americas.
The first edition of a new series focuses on the efforts of three British mountaineers to conquer Alaska's Mt McKinley
A group of 16 Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service personnel are in training to climb Mt McKinley
, in Alaska, in -35C (-31F) temperatures to raise money for the Fire Service Benevolent Fund.