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Mount Denali, Alaska, 22 Day Guided Ascent

Ascend the biggest mountain in North America, Mount Denali in Alaska, on this exciting and challenging 22 day ascent with one of our AMGA certified guides.

Mountain RangeAlaska Range
Duration22 days
Offer periodMay, Jun, Jul
Skill LevelAdvanced
Fitness LevelExtremely Fit
Type of tripNot specified

Description

It’s no coincidence that Mount Denali (6,190m), also known as Mount McKinley, looks like a jagged crown. That’s because it is the highest mountain in the entire continent of North America, and one of the biggest mountains in the world. This incredible peak, like other majestic peaks, including Everest and Aconcagua, stands alone. And its isolation only adds to its impressiveness.

As is the case with any mountain of this stature, conquering Denali is no easy feat. It is incredibly challenging. The summit day alone will require between 8 and 14 hours of climbing. As a result, anybody wishing to join this expedition should be an experienced mountaineer and be in excellent physical condition.

Over the course of 22 days, we will make our way to this mighty mountain’s summit. We will be staying in at least 4 different camps found throughout the peak. We will also spend several days resting when needed. Furthermore, we will be stopping often in order for you to properly acclimatize, which is crucial whenever climbing a mountain this enormous.

There is a long list of highlights you will be able to enjoy throughout the climb, including the gorgeous Kahiltna glacier (2,225m) where the trip will begin. However, the real treat is the views you will receive from Denali’s summit. From the summit you will be able to see a huge portion of the incredible Alaskan landscape, along with several amazing peaks in the Alaska range. Some of those peaks include Mount Foraker (5,304m), Mount Huntington (3,731m), and Mount Hunter (4,442m).

Mount Denali is one of the most impressive mountains in the world. As a result, climbing it is an achievement one can be proud of for the rest of their life. So if you would like to join us on this 22 day expedition, all you have to do is send us a request.

Accommodation

Camping during the descent. There are also several hotels in Anchorage which we will be happy to recommend to you.

Meeting point

Anchorage

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Itinerary

Day 1: Kahiltna Glacier (2,225m)

Day 2: Skills Review day

Day 3: Camp 1 (2,377m)

Day 4: Camp 2 (2,926m)

Day 5: Camp 2 acclimatization

Day 6: Camp 3 (3,414m)

Day 7: Camp 3 acclimatization day

Day 8: Equipment haul to Windy Corner before returning to camp 3

Day 9: Camp 4 (4,328m)

Day 10: Retrieve Cache day

Day 11: Haul equipment to (4,999m)

Day 12: Move to high camp (5,242m)

Day 13: Rest day at high camp

Day 14: Summit day (6,190m)

Day 15 to 16: Return to high camp

Day 17 to 22: Extra days in case of inclement weather, extra time needed for acclimatization, and extra rest days


About the guide

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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 8970 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

• Accommodation

• Transport during the trip

• Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Price details

• The price includes the guiding fee, food, climbing and camping equipment, and transportation during the trip; however, it does not include taxes, your airfare to Alaska, hotel accommodation in Anchorage, and the NPS climbing registration fee, which is $250 for climbers under 24 years of age, and $350 for climbers over the age of 25.


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