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Mount Blackburn  Alaska   #7653
Ranges: North America Ranges / Yukon Ranges / Wrangell Mountains

Height: 4996 m -> 16391 feet
Prominence?: 3546 m  
Line Parent?: Mount Bona (97.2 km away, at bearing 113 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Logan (208.0 km away)

Location:   61.73183,-143.43784     61:43:55, -143:26:16   7V 371213 6846720   AreaCode: GO13/HE33
First Ascent: 1938 Terris Moore, Bradford Washburn
Mount Blackburn - South Aspect
This peak is #8 on the Height List for Alaska . This peak is #3 in Prominence List for Alaska .Mount Blackburn is a high, glacier-covered, but easy-to-climb Alaskan Peak located in the Wrangell Mountains. The North Ramp offers a superb ski route to the summit but requires route finding around crevasses.

Name Notes: Named in 1885 by Lt. Henry T. Allen of the U.S. Army after Joseph Clay Stiles Blackburn who was a U.S. senator from Kentucky.

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16 Mount Blackburn - South Aspect Kevin Altheim
10 Mount Blackburn - North Aspect Kevin Altheim