The Ascent of Denali (Mount McKinley): A Narrative of the First Complete Ascent of the Highest Peak in North America. Hudson Stuck.
The Ascent of Denali (Mount McKinley): A Narrative of the First Complete Ascent of the Highest Peak in North America
The Ascent of Denali (Mount McKinley): A Narrative of the First Complete Ascent of the Highest Peak in North America

The Ascent of Denali (Mount McKinley): A Narrative of the First Complete Ascent of the Highest Peak in North America

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1914. First edition. Black and white photographs, fold-out route map. Original cloth. Octavo. xx,188 pages. Bound in green cloth over boards with gilt-stamped spine and upper board titles, climbing illustration in white and gray on upper board. Fine. Book shows a few extremity rubs and a faint nickel-sized stain on upper board.

Hudson Stuck was an Episcopal archdeacon of the Yukon who co-led the first expedition to summit Denali in 1913. A British native, he immigrated to the United States in 1885, worked s a cowboy and a teacher in Texas, got a degree in theology from the University of the South, and moved to Alaska in 1904. Laid in to the book are two 1978 First Day Covers commemorating the 65th anniversary of Archdeacon Stuck's great mountaineering achievement.

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