Due to COVID-19, the National Parks Service has canceled the 2020 Denali and Mount Foraker climbing seasons. Registered mountaineers are eligible for full refunds.
If you’re like many people right now, going hiking is your source of freedom and liberty from self-isolation. Combining your hike with metal detecting could offer you some extra excitement and you may find a thing or two.
If you’re looking to ride your first PNW volcano, there’s more to it than just having the will to do it. The right gear, training, prep and knowledge are key to getting out there safely for some incredible experiences.
We’ve compiled a list of 7 autumn hiking destinations in the US and included trail guides and information on how to get around.
Ireland Walk Hike Bike created an infographic outlining some of the world’s best national parks, picking out one from each continent except Antarctica, which has none and whose territory is governed by parties to the Antarctic Treaty System. Let’s delve a little into these parks and some of the features that make them so attractive to visitors from around the globe.
The Richard Bass Seven Summits List is a list of the seven tallest mountains in each of the seven continents. Unlike Messner’s List, it only references mainland Australia, vs all of Oceania.
The Bass List comprises Everest, Aconcagua, Denali, Kilimanjaro, Elbrus, Kosciuszko and Vinson.
Ben Eielson Jr./Sr. High School’s Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) took on mountaineering in a recent training course designed to teach basic mountaineering concepts and techniques.
The Seven Summits are the 7 highest mountain peaks within each of the 7 continents – Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South Americ. The variations have to do with disagreements about the placement of mountains on continents and continental shelves.
The Seven Summits are the 7 highest mountain peaks on each of the 7 continents – Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America. The Seven Summits were first completed in 1986 by Patrick Morrow. However, the definition of the Seven Summits differs on how you view the borders of the world map, particularly with the difference being held within Europe and Australia since some don’t view the location of mount Elbrus in Russia as part of Europe or view Indonesia as part of Australia. This difference results in 4 possibilities for the Seven Summits:
Denali was first ascended in 1913. Back then, it was called Mount McKinley. But today, we know this majestic peak by its native name, Denali. This, however, did not come without a fight. Alaska began proceedings with the Unites States Federal Government to get the name changed to Denali in 1975. It was a long road to …..