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Mount Foraker  Alaska
Ranges: North America Ranges / Alaska Ranges

Height: 5304 m -> 17402 feet
Prominence?: 2209 m  
Line Parent?: Denali (23.2 km away, at bearing 58 degrees)
Greater Parent: Denali (23.0 km away)

Location:   62.96033,-151.40033     62:57:37, -151:24:01   5V 581131 6982179   AreaCode: GP21/JE60
First Ascent: 1934 Charles Houston and party
Mount Foraker
This peak is #6 on the Height List for Alaska . This peak is #20 in Prominence List for Alaska .Mount Foraker is the fourth highest peak in Alaska. Its imposing faces and ridges make it one of the most challenging mountains in Alaska. The weather around its summit is generally bad, with a lenticular cap often covering the summit for days on end. The standard route is the northeast ridge also known as Sultana Ridge, a snow and ice route that traverses Mount Crosson.

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22 Mount Foraker Fred Touche
10 Foraker and Hunter - East Side Closeup Kevin Altheim

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11 Denali and Foraker Aerial Kevin Altheim