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The Ecuadorian-Swiss climber set a blazing-fast time on North America's highest peak—besting the previous record, set by rival Kilian Jornet in 2014, by one minute

Michelle Parker loves long walks in the mountains. Here's how she trains for them.

The crash occurred Saturday, August 4, 14 miles southwest of Denali’s summit

On June 14 at 3 a.m., Katie Bono crawled into basecamp on Alaska’s Mount Denali, frostbitten and exhausted. Bono had left the same camp, located at 7,200 feet, at 6 a.m. the previous morning, summited the 20,310-foot peak (North America’s highest) in minus 40 degree temperatures at 8:46 p.m., then headed back down.

We pulled records from January 2006 to September 2016 on where, how, and why park visitors are dying. Here’s what we found.

Here are a few of our favorite things about all it has to offer

Armed with the latest technology, a team of climbers aims to find out Denali's exact elevation

Explorer's solo winter ascent is one of the most impressive feats in contemporary mountaineering

Almost 50 years ago, a superstorm on Denali created one of the worst—and most mysterious—climbing disasters in America’s history. Now an author with a very personal connection to the tragedy hopes to find some truth.

Own an Alaskan landmark

Explore the continent's most awe-inspiring place on a bold road trip across the last frontier.

A team of African-American climbers heads to Denali this June with a lofty goal—to inspire more diversity outside

I’ve done some climbing and mountaineering in the Lower 48, and I’ve been thinking about attempting Denali. What kind of prior experience do I need to tackle The High One?

Start off 2012 right, with a trip to one of the world’s wildest destinations

Camp 14 is one of the liveliest spots on Denali, where climbers acclimatize and socialize before pushing to the summit. Add a photographer and travel writer to the mix and you get a who’s who on the highest peak in North America.

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