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Is it Denali or Mt. McKinley?

Is it Denali or Mt. McKinley?

Our time in Denali National Park was limited. The Alaska Pipeline was actually number one on my “Had to See List.” And we wanted to see the North Pole. We wanted to see Fairbanks and eat in at least one of  Guy Fieri‘s suggested places on Diners,  Drive–Ins and Dives . We wanted to see Seward and Haines. I […]

Lessons I’ve Learned From Mt. McKinley

Lessons I learned from Mt. McKinley

With an elevation of 20, 237 feet, Mt. Mckinley is the highest mountain peak in North America. Our highest elevation, east of the Mississippi river is in the Appalachian Mountains. It is  Mt. Mitchell at 6,683. That means Mt. McKinley’s summit is 3 times our highest peak. You would think with a summit that high, you […]