|Difficulty:||Basic Snow/Ice Climb|
|Best months for climbing:||Jun, Jul, Aug|
|Year first climbed:||1912|
|First successful climber(s):||Dora Keen, G.W. Handy|
|Nearest major airport:||Anchorage, Alaska|
|Convenient Center:||Copper Center or Strelna, Alaska|
Mount Blackburn is the highest peak in the Wrangell range. It towers in relative isolation near the center of the range, while most of the other high peaks are clustered well to its southeast or northwest. Mount Blackburn is one of the few major mountains that was first ascended by a woman, Dora Keen, who battled snowstorms throughout much of her team's 33-day ascent.
NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name
There are 2 trip reports for Mount Blackburn.
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- Log #20816 - by Todd Kasteler on June 07, 200718 days was barely enough time. Lots of fresh snow made our 125 wands indispensible. Recent crevasse activity has made the 10,000' to 12,000' level technical with several vertical pitches. Summit day...
- Log #542 - by jacques duijn on Oct 25, 1998North Ridge June 20: basecamp-col (igloo) 8 hours June 21: col-summit-col-basecamp 17 hours participants: Gerald Fritz (Austria) Stefan Koss (Austria) Frans Rumphorst (Netherlands) Jacques Duijn...