The Interior is inclusive of most of the main land-locked regions of the state, not bordered by coasts. The largest city in the Interior is Fairbanks, which is about 8 hours by car, north of Anchorage. This huge expanse of land includes the Alaska Range, which is where the highest peak in North America is located, Mt.Mckinley/Denali.
Depending on what part of the interior you are travelling to, it might be ideal to land in Fairbanks, or Anchorage International Airport and then bush plane or car.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Interior Alaska/Alaska Range:
South Buttress_Wyoming Rib Variation AI3-4 M3 Steep Snow PG13 Trad, Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine, 3000' Denali National Park : Mt. McKinley
West Face Couloir WI4+ M4 Steep Snow PG13 Trad, Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine, 20 pitches, 4000' Ruth Gorge : Mt. Huntington
Shaken not Stirred WI5 M5 Steep Snow Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine, 15 pitches, 3000' Ruth Gorge : Moose's Tooth
South West Ridge 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c M4 Steep Snow Mixed, Snow, Alpine, 4100' Denali National Park : Peak 11,300
Little Maniac/Dead End Crack 5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b R Trad, TR, Alpine, 1 pitch, 70' Fairbanks Environs: Granite... : Asgard Tor
Featured Route For Interior Alaska/Alaska Range
Mt Hunter West Ridge via Northwest Basin WI3 Steep Snow AK : Denali National Park : Mt Hunter
Follow directions from KIA (below) and cache the sleds on the Glacier at the foot of the Northwest Basin (ABC on the route pic). The route winds through the crevasse field at the foot of the Northwest Basin, there is objective hazard from the seracs on either side of the basin. Careful routefinding is needed to avoid the icefall zones while navigating around the crevasses. This is highest risk of rock or icefall on the entire route. Avalanche risk is a different story on the many traverses a...[more] Browse More Classics in AK
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