Mount McKinley

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Top Mountain Climbing Destinations In The U.S.

Among the country’s five best mountain climbing destinations are the highest point in North America and one of the world’s most famous natural landmarks.

04/03/2015

Grand Canyon (credit: Randy Yagi)

5 Must-See National Parks In The U.S.

From the highest and lowest points in North America to the world’s largest living things and largest living carnivores, each of America’s national parks has something unique to offer.

04/01/2015

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Top Natural Wonders In The USA

America is blessed with an abundance of natural wonders, from pristine lakes and mighty rivers to natural sandstone arches and snow-capped mountains.

CBS Seattle–10/15/2013

File photo of Summit Ridge on Mount McKinley. (Photo by Mike Powell/Getty Images Sport)

North America’s Tallest Peak May Be Shorter

North America’s tallest peak, Alaska’s Mount McKinley, may have been taken down a notch.

CBS Seattle–09/12/2013

A lone climber stands on the Summit Ridge at Denali on Mount McKinley, Alaska.
(credit: Mike Powell/Getty Images)

German Climber Dies On Alaska’s Mount McKinley

Officials say a 59-year-old German mountaineer has died of cardiac arrest while climbing Alaska’s Mount McKinley.

CBS Seattle–05/21/2013

File photo of Summit Ridge on Mount McKinley. (Photo by Mike Powell/Getty Images Sport)

Weather, Not Limitations, End Mount McKinley Climb

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.

07/04/2012

File photo of Mount McKinley. (credit: Sam Clemens/GettyImages)

Senator Introduces Bill To Rename Mount McKinley

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski has introduced legislation to change the name of North America’s tallest peak from Mount McKinley to Mount Denali.

06/29/2012

File photo of Mount McKinley. (Photo by Mike Powell/Getty Images)

Alaska Officials Halt Search For Japanese Climbers

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.

06/18/2012