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Travel Guide To Alaska’s Denali National Park

Practical travel guide on what to see, where to stay and where to dine in and around Denali National Park.

08/19/2015

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Top Mountain Climbing Destinations In The U.S.

Among the country’s five best mountain climbing destinations are the highest point in North America and one of the world’s most famous natural landmarks.

04/03/2015

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5 Must-See National Parks In The U.S.

From the highest and lowest points in North America to the world’s largest living things and largest living carnivores, each of America’s national parks has something unique to offer.

04/01/2015

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Minn. Man Becomes First To Reach Mt. McKinley’s Summit In January

A Grand Marais man has reportedly become the first person to ever summit Alaska’s Mount McKinley alone during January, when wind speeds regularly reach 100 mph and temperatures plunge to negative 60.

01/12/2015

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Top Natural Wonders In The USA

America is blessed with an abundance of natural wonders, from pristine lakes and mighty rivers to natural sandstone arches and snow-capped mountains.

10/15/2013

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Two Waconia Teachers Take On Mount McKinley

A total of six Minnesotans from the west metro will be taking on Alaska’s Mount McKinley. Two of them — Brian Honkomp and Christian Gilbert — are teachers at Clearwater Middle School in Waconia.

06/13/2013

Macalester junior diver Renee Jordan not only owns every school record, but the All-American is headed to the national championships March 20-23. (credit: Christopher Mitchell / Sport Shot Photo)

Beyond Bounds: Queen Of The Diving Board & The Alaskan Wilderness

Macalester junior Renee Jordan has crossed paths with black bears, she’s nearly biked into a moose, and even plans to ascend Mount McKinley in her father’s footsteps.

03/16/2013

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Minnesota Climber Postpones Denali Summit Attempt

A Minnesota climber has postponed his attempt to reach North America’s highest peak because of high winds and whiteout conditions.

01/22/2011