Welcome to SP!  -
Areas & RangesMountains & RocksRoutesImagesArticlesTrip ReportsGearOtherPeoplePlans & PartnersWhat's NewForum

Denali Page

Regional discussion and conditions reports for Canada and Alaska. Please post partners requests and trip plans in the Canada and Alaska Climbing Partners forum.
 

Re: Denali Page

Postby Kiefer » Wed Nov 17, 2010 7:08 pm

I thought I read somewhere that Denali (McKinley) was 'officially' known as the Churchhill Peaks.
Does anyone know if this is correct?

ExcitibleBoy,
Thanks for that update on the TSA. I didn't realize it was possible for their A-holes to clamp even tighter.
Have ya heard any stuff about taking the train up to Talkeetna vs the shuttle?
User Avatar
Kiefer

 
Posts: 530
Joined: Thu Jan 19, 2006 1:30 pm
Location: Estes Park, Colorado, United States
Thanked: 116 times in 65 posts

Re: Denali Page

Postby Steve Gruhn » Thu Nov 18, 2010 7:48 pm

Shortly after Winston Churchill's death in 1965, the National Park Service, after being goaded to do so by Alaska's Senator Ernest Gruening, named Mount McKinley and the North Peak of Mount McKinley the Churchill Peaks. The individual summit is still officially known as Mount McKinley. Hope that helps.
Steve Gruhn

 
Posts: 97
Joined: Fri Jan 14, 2005 11:31 pm
Location: Anchorage, Alaska, United States
Thanked: 12 times in 12 posts

Re: Denali Page

Postby Alpinisto » Fri Nov 19, 2010 2:50 pm

Vitaliy M wrote:Image

This FM's picture has to be there somewhere! This is classic!


Make sure to include a box/sidebar about how to MacGyver a set of sunglass side shields out of duct tape for when you leave your Julbo's at home (or your tentmate sits on them)... :D
User Avatar
Alpinisto

 
Posts: 554
Joined: Wed Mar 14, 2007 1:39 am
Location: Danbury, Connecticut, United States
Thanked: 5 times in 4 posts

Re: Denali Page

Postby Fletch » Wed Dec 12, 2012 10:26 pm

The Denali page has been updated. I'm looking for some pics to splash around on the page to up the "stoked" factor. Anyone have any that aren't already uploaded? I'll upload mine in the next few days, but I'd like to see if anyone else has some photos, charts, etc that would be cool for the page. Thanks.

http://www.summitpost.org/denali-mount-mckinley/150199
User Avatar
Fletch

 
Posts: 227
Joined: Mon Jan 09, 2012 5:46 pm
Location: Orange County
Thanked: 90 times in 49 posts

The following user would like to thank Fletch for this post
chugach mtn boy, Josh Lewis

Re: Denali Page

Postby ScottyP » Sat Dec 15, 2012 9:17 pm

I have a bunch! When I get back from Vinson, in PUQ now, I will forward some to you. Scott
User Avatar
ScottyP

 
Posts: 583
Joined: Mon Nov 10, 2008 10:43 pm
Location: santa rosa, California, United States
Thanked: 26 times in 21 posts

Previous

Return to Canada and Alaska

 


  • Related topics
    Replies
    Views
    Last post

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests

© 2006-2013 SummitPost.org. All Rights Reserved.