Hudson Stuck
ASIN: B007H16JZA
Publisher: Amazon.com Services LLC
Pages: 207

The Ascent of Denali – Mt. McKinley (Illustrated)First published in 1914, The Ascent of Denali offers a first hand account of the first successful summit of the highest peak on the American continent. This Illustrated edition offers several new features:•More than 35 photographs document the adventure and successful summit•All images have been digitally enhanced to offer the best possible detail, contrast, and clarity.•Captions and detailed sub-captions provide explanation and context for all photographs With a summit elevation of 20,320 feet above sea level, Denali, measured base-to-peak, it is the tallest mountain on land. Measured by topographic prominence, it is the third most prominent peak in the world after Mount Everest and Aconcagua. On June 7, 1913 – four men achieved the first summit of Denali. Robert Tatum, one of the 4-man party sums up the experience: "The view from the ...
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