Denali mountain, sometimes still called Mount McKinley even though President Obama officially sanctioned the peak’s original name, is named for an Athabascan Indian word that means “The High One.” And it is. Denali is the tallest peak in North America at 20,320 feet (6,194 meters). The mountain is most often photographed from within Denali National Park but we got this shot of the peak from the south side after finding a locals-only vantage point on a remarkably clear day.

Denali McKinley Alaska

Denali mountain in Alaska.

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