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Overview Edit

Mountain Name(s): Foraker, Mount Foraker, Форакер     Geology: Tectonic
Elevation: 5304 m / 17401.6 ft     Snow line: Absent
Summit(s): Foraker; (5 304 m /17 402 feet)
    Prominence: 2 209 m/7 248 ft
Location: United States (USA)(Alaska);     Isolation: 14 km/9 miles
Latitude/Longitude: 62°57'38.151''N
-151°-23'-53.139''W
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    Climbing Season(s): 01 May - 31 Jul;
Parent Range: Alaska Range     Nearest Airport(s): Ubon Ratchathani Airport (UBP);
Range: Denali Massif     Convenience Center(s): Anchorage; Houston;
First Ascent: 10/8/1934 Charles Snead Houston (USA), Thomas Graham Brown (Scottland)... More     National Park(s): Denali National Park and Preserve;

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Gore is not for amateurs, but for these harsh professionals.
Extremely harsh natural conditions: unstable weather, wind, fog, heavy frost. Which greatly complicates the rise and makes it much more difficult and a welcome achievement for this extreme.

Description Edit

Mount Foraker - this is the second highest peak in the Alaska Range is located in the medium-polar latitudes of the Western Hemisphere. Coordinates 62.9608 ° north latitude, 151.398 ° west longitude.
Geographical location of the top of North America, Alaska and the Yukon Ranges, Alaska Range. USA, Alaska.

Top: 5304 meters or 17,400 feet. Conquered in 1943.
In terms of weather conditions climbing better plan on April, May, June.
Climbing Mount Foraker still requires a serious approach.
If she had not forget cats, ice-ax and insurance.
Equally important is the weather, which can hav
e a serious impact on the success of the climb. Depending on the route and complexity of the expedition of the season can vary.... Read more

Location Edit

Mount Foraker - this is the second highest peak in the Alaska Range is located in the medium-polar latitudes of the Western Hemisphere. Coordinates 62.9608 ° north latitude, 151.398 ° west longitude.
Geographical location of the top of North America, Alaska and the Yukon Ranges, Alaska Range. USA, Alaska.
Top: 5304 meters or 17,400 feet.

Getting there Edit

Flight Moscow - Seattle - Anchorage.
(the cost of a round-trip of 64 thousand. rubles).
Bus to Talkeetna
plane from Talkeetna to a height of 2200 m.

North America, United States (USA): Alaska

  • Foraker
  • Mountaineering - 17 Day(s)
  • 1 May - 31 Jul
  • Extreme 
  • 0 people climbed it

North America, United States (USA): Alaska

  • Denali, Foraker
  • Backcountry Skiing - 7 ...
  • 15 Apr - 30 Jun
  • Tough/ Extreme 
  • 0 people climbed it
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DID YOU KNOW (1) Edit Add

• Mount Foraker in Denali National Park, Alaska. This is the fourth highest mountain in the United States, located in the largest in the territory of the state.
In June 1992, Colby Coombs and his two friends made ​​climbing the 5304-meter Mount Foraker, which is found in Alaska. An avalanche caught them by
surprise, and they fell into the trap of snow. Coombs and his friends were demolished snow flowing down the mountain at 200 meters, and fell right on the glacier. Remained alive only Colby. The following 6 days Colby moved toward the camp. With a concussion, a broken ankle, two broken cervical vertebrae and scapula he walked 5 miles across the glacier and got to camp. He continues to climb, and to this day.... Read more

 

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