These 9 Epic Mountains In Alaska Will Drop Your Jaw
Let’s face it, Alaska is basically one big ol’ mountainy mountain range. Everywhere you look there’s a mountain poking its head up at you. If you live in Alaska you can’t escape it, you may as well embrace it… and maybe climb to the top of one of them just so you can say you have. Of the hundreds of mountains in our beautiful state, here are 9 really cool, jaw dropping peaks that deserve the extra attention, maybe not for their height, but for their shape or their really cool name. Here are nine of the most beautiful mountains in Alaska!
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We’re lucky to have so many beautiful mountains. Out of the most beautiful mountains in Alaska, which one is your favorite? Is it one not on this list? Let us know in the comments below!
Yes! In fact, the top 10 tallest summits in the United States are all in Alaska. With an incredible array of volcanic and tectonic activity comes impressive mountain ranges that break records. Alaska also has the tallest mountain in all of North America: Mount Denali.
Can you climb all the mountains in Alaska?
You could, but there are a ton of mountains in Alaska. You could hire a climbing and guiding company and they could help you to the top of just about any peak that you desire. And if you’re looking to summit Denali or any of the other popular technical climbing routes, you’ll have a nice list of climbing guides to choose from.
Casea Peterson grew up archery hunting, fishing, and camping throughout the Pacific Northwest. Motivated by her love for the outdoors she moved to Alaska to attend school and to spend time exploring the last frontier. If she doesn’t have a pen in hand or her nose in a book, she can be found out on a lake or up in the woods around a fire with friends.
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