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Mount McKinley

icy crown of North America

by Fred W. Beckey

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by The Mountaineers in Seattle, Wash .
Written in English

    Places:
  • McKinley, Mount (Alaska),
  • Alaska,
  • McKinley, Mount
    • Subjects:
    • Mountaineering -- Alaska -- McKinley, Mount -- History.,
    • McKinley, Mount (Alaska)

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementFred Beckey.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV199.42.A42 M322 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination319 p. :
      Number of Pages319
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1416838M
      ISBN 100898863627
      LC Control Number93026422

      The title of Murie's book is far too restrictive to represent the full range of its contents. While the longest single chapter of the book is, indeed, devoted to the habits and ranges of wolves, including their interrelationships with other species inhabiting the huge national park surrounding Mt. McKinley (or Denali, as it is more popularly known in Alaska), other chapters deal with many /5(3). The Wolves of Mount McKinley. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller The Wolves of Mount McKinley. Adolph Murie. Published by University of Washington Press () ISBN ISBN .

        McKinley Summit” via. USARAK / Used Under CC / Cropped From Original. Mount McKinley is the tallest mountain in North America standing at 20, feet above sea-level. Of the Seven Summits (each of the seven continent’s highest mountains), it ranks third highest. Most people who visit the six-million-acre Denali National Park only see roughly the first dozen—or maybe 50—miles of the legendary park Road. But this tour takes you all the way to the depths of Kantishna—the heart of the Park where you have the chance to experience postcard-perfect views of Mt. McKinley.

      Only 33 miles from the summit of Denali, and at an elevation of ’, Eielson offers some of the most spectacular views of Denali (formerly Mt McKinley). There are many activities you can do here, including ranger-guided hikes up to nearby Thorofare Pass and self-guided expiration of . Mount McKinley is the American mountain book of the year, possibly the century. Its black-and-white and color photographs are the cream of the many pictures of Mount McKinley taken by Bradford Washburn in over half a century. They are largely full page (12x/4 inches with no border), and sometimes spread across both pages.


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