Peak 8620

Elevation (feet): 8,620
Elevation (meters): 2,627
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Alaska Range
State: Alaska
Latitude: 63.25
Longitude: -150.25
Difficulty: Technical Climb
Best months for climbing: Apr, May, Jun
Nearest major airport: Fairbanks
Convenient Center: Denali Park

Thanks to Steven Nelson for adding this peak.

One to two day hike in from road. Talus and scree on Northwest ridge. Roughly 5000 feet elevation gain from base to summit.

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 2 trip reports for Peak 8620.

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  • Log #21306 - by Ken Laufer on June 08, 2008
    Walt Gove and I, at the time Seasonal Rangers, did this climb on a cold rainy weekend. The summit is the apex of an icy knifedge, every other step starting heavy wet avalanches, which roared down the...
  • Log #17742 - by Steven Nelson on July 09, 2002
    Very good climb on the northwest ridge. A little knifey at points, but rewarding at the top. I don't recommend taking the northeast ridge down.