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Mt. Francis

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South East Ridge 

Mt. Francis 


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Elevation: 10,450'
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Administrators: Jared LaVacque, Dommelhiemer, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Mark Mahaney on May 31, 2012
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This is a view of the south side of Mt. Frances, a...
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Description 

This peak is located directly north of the Kahiltna Basecamp.


Getting There 

About 1 mile north of the Main Kahiltna Basecamp.


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Featured Route For Mt. Francis
This shows the route heading up to the colouir that feeds to the ridge/saddle.

South East Ridge WI2 Steep Snow  AK : Denali National Park : Mt. Francis
This route begins by heading northeast from the KIA. You navigate a small a small crevasse field before gaining a slow incline which follows the base of Mt. Francis for roughly two miles northeast. You continue along the base of Mt. Franics until reaching the base of the ridge. This was the path of least resistence to gain the ridge, it's about 700 feet of 55/60 degree snow. The snow consolidation was good early in the morning, but was quite treacherous in the afternoon. Turned to sugar sand, an...[more]   Browse More Classics in AK

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View of the south side of Mt. Frances as seen from Control Tower.
View of the south side of Mt. Frances as seen from...
This is the route as seem from camp near the KIA. Gain the ridge and follow it to the summit.
BETA PHOTO: This is the route as seem from camp near the KIA. ...
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