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Descendents of 1913 First Ascent of Mount McKinley Prepare Centennial Climb

Descendents of the first climbers of Mount McKinley Hudson Stuck, Harry Karstens and Walter Harper are preparing a Centennial Climb celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 1913 event.

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Proposal to Rename Talkeetna Ranger Station for First McKinley Climber Walter Harper

Alaska Senator has introduced legislation to rename Mount McKinley to Mount Denail and to rename the Talkeetna Ranger Station for Walter Harper who is the first credited climber of the mountain. Legislation to rename the mountain has been introduced for … Continue reading

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