This peak is located directly north of the Kahiltna Basecamp.
About 1 mile north of the Main Kahiltna Basecamp.
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South East Ridge WI2 Steep Snow Ice, Snow, Alpine, 3600 feet, Grade II
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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