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?
Mount McKinley, located within Denali National Park and Preserve, is the highest mountain on the North American continent. Measured from the 2,000 foot lowlands to its snowy summit at 20,320 feet, the mountain’s vertical relief of 18,000 feet is greater than that of Mount Everest.