It is the individual climber's responsibility to insure that the guide chosen is one of the six authorized guide services. Any individual or group that is found to be guided by an unauthorized guide will have their registration voided, be removed from the mountain, and issued a citation.
Photo: Ian Shive
Alaska Mountaineering School
Alpine Ascents International
American Alpine Institute
Mountain Trip International, LLC
Rainier Mountaineering, Inc.
Did You Know?
Warmer average temperatures over several decades have resulted in expansion of woody vegetation. If this warming trend continues, it will change Alaska's ecosystems and drastically alter the physical appearance of Denali's landscape, as treeline marches higher up the mountains.