Denali - 20,320 ft / 6194 mRoute: West Rib
Difficulty: Alaska Grade IV, 60-degree ice
Season: April to mid-July
|West Rib route in orange|
|Camp at 11,000 ft|
|Aerial shot of the West Rib (main ridge|
running right to left in center of photo)
|Ascending the Chicken Couloir to gain|
access to the ridge.
|Gaining the Upper West Rib|
|Approaching Denali via the Northeast Fork of the Kahiltna.|
|Climber on the West Rib|
|Descending the summit ridge of Denali. Mount Foraker|
is in the background.
Sound like a sweet trip? Find more information on the West Rib Expedition.