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BETA PHOTO: Peaks of the Castner Glacier

Description 

Although geologically part of the Alaska Range, the Delta Range is considered to be that subset of the Alaska Range which is East of the Delta River. The terrain the the Delta Range is generally lower altitude than the more westerly regions of the Alaska Range. Nonetheless, many challenging climbs at all grades exist in this area. The Delta Range receives far less tourism than the Denali region of the Alaska Range.


Getting There 

From Fairbanks: go to Delta Junction, then head South on the Richardson Highway (AK-4).

From Anchorage: AK-1 to Glenallen, then North on the Richardson Highway (AK-4).


6 Total Routes


['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',2],['V4-5',2],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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Photos of Delta Range Slideshow Add Photo
Old Snowy 9,700ft
Old Snowy 9,700ft
Peak 8,100
Peak 8,100
White Princess 9,850ft <br />
White Princess 9,850ft
Some of the major peaks in the Deltas as seen from the summit of Institute Peak
BETA PHOTO: Some of the major peaks in the Deltas as seen from...
Triangle Peak 7,100ft
Triangle Peak 7,100ft
M'Ladies Mountain 8,880ft
M'Ladies Mountain 8,880ft
Mt. Silvertip 9,400ft
Mt. Silvertip 9,400ft
Looking up the M'Ladies Branch of the Castner from Silvertip
Looking up the M'Ladies Branch of the Castner from...
The Delta Range from the east, showing Mt. Moffit and Mt. Hayes, Sept 2009
The Delta Range from the east, showing Mt. Moffit ...
Castner Glacier, Black Cap is main peak in the photo. Aug 2009
Castner Glacier, Black Cap is main peak in the pho...
Looking up at the route onto SIlvertip's north ridge from the Silvertip branch of the Castner Glacier,  the partially visible snow ramp that angles right to left across the lower portion of the photo starts the route.
BETA PHOTO: Looking up at the route onto SIlvertip's north rid...
Mt. Silvertip, Castner Glacier Aug 2009
Mt. Silvertip, Castner Glacier Aug 2009
Black Cap 9,800ft
Black Cap 9,800ft
M'Ladies Peak, Castner Glacier Aug 2009
M'Ladies Peak, Castner Glacier Aug 2009
Skiing up the Castner Glacier en route to Triangle Peak. Photo by N.Prusack.
Skiing up the Castner Glacier en route to Triangle...
Sight Peak 8,610ft
Sight Peak 8,610ft
Double Exposure 9,300ft
Double Exposure 9,300ft
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