Information About

Wickersham Wall

Quick Facts

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Location

63 ° 6' 45" N,
151 ° 3' 34" W

Region

Denali

Parent

Alaska Range

Elevation

13658 ft (4162.96 m)

Uses

Wickersham Wall in Detail.

About

In Denali National Park, NW face of Mount McKinley, rises 9,000 ft. above Peters Glacier, 7.7 mi. NW of summit of Mount Mckinley, Alaska Range

History

Named by Bradford Washburn about 1945 for James Wickersham, 1857-1939. Judge Wickersham made the first attempt to climb McKinley by this wall in June 1903. See Mount Wickersham.