America is blessed with an abundance of natural wonders, from pristine lakes and mighty rivers to natural sandstone arches and snow-capped mountains.
North America’s tallest peak, Alaska’s Mount McKinley, may have been taken down a notch.
Officials say a 59-year-old German mountaineer has died of cardiac arrest while climbing Alaska’s Mount McKinley.
Five men all severely wounded in war, including four who had amputations, had to abandon their climb of North America’s tallest peak, but say it was weather and not their disabilities that ended the summit attempt.
U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski has introduced legislation to change the name of North America’s tallest peak from Mount McKinley to Mount Denali.
The search for four Japanese climbers who were caught in an avalanche on Alaska’s Mount McKinley has been called off, with authorities calling the site their final resting place.