Denali in Alaska is one of world’s most extreme mountains. Click here and check out our Denali page, feel free to call us about this exciting adventure to climb one of the 7 summits. We work with guides approved for Denali National Park guiding making sure your safety is number one. Ian has climbed Denali 4 times so learn from his experience.
Climbing Denali required good mountaineering experience and excellent physical conditioning.
Joining Us on Denali
Climbing Denali is on every 7 summiteers mind and one of the hardest mountains to climb for a range of reasons. Cold temperature, carrying heavy loads, being self sufficient all make for a challenges and rewarding mountaineering experience. Climbing Denali on the West Buttress route has become the main route of choice for most Denali ascents, due to its relative ease of access and flights into the national park. We only allow people to join our teams that we have seen in action on a range of peaks.
Training for Denali
Climbing Denali is a serious undertaking! Your program trainingto climb Denali must also be a serious undertaking. The rigors of a 3-week expedition to high altitude require a lot of effort from its team members. Not only does being fit make the experience a lot more enjoyable, it is practically a prerequisite for expedition mountaineering and can make or break the climb. We do require that people signing up have climbed with us before and will need to see a good resume of experience. Contact us for training advice and more information about signing up.
Besides spending long hours travelling the glacier and gaining altitude while carrying a heavy pack and pulling a sled. It is hard work setting up camp, shoveling tent platforms, and building snow walls. The more physically prepared you are for this workload; the better becomes your chance of success on the mountain.