Mount Denali stands majestically at 6,190m, making it the highest peak in North America and also the third most isolated on earth. Nestled within Denali National Park in Alaska, its gorgeous surroundings and epic views re-enforce its status as a mountain climbing nirvana.
Scaling the summit of Mount Denali is challenging yet rewarding, with most climbers experiencing an immense sense of satisfaction and achievement at standing on top of North America.
Take a look at our selection of mountain climbing trips on Mount Denali, and get planning!
Climbing Mount Denali can be very demanding, both physically and mentally, so make sure you are in excellent physical condition and have experience climbing tricky mountains before you undertake this climb.
The weather at Mount Denali can fluctuate wildly, with temperatures often getting extremely cold, so make sure you pack and wear appropriate clothing so as not to get caught out.
May-July are warmest, with temperatures averaging 12-19 degrees during the day, with Winters being extremely cold, often averaging below freezing. Weather fluctuates wildly, with gale-force winds a common feature.
Fly to Anchorage, the capital city of Alaska, and then either a 5 hour drive or 7.5 hour train to Denali.
May-July, when the weather is warmest and least hostile.
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