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10 parks for the serious rock climber

July 22, 2013, 4:54 p.m.
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Denali National Park

Perfectly combining climbing, mountaineering, survival skills and breathtaking views, Denali National Park attracts climbers from around the world to the peaks of the Alaska Range. At 20,320 feet, Mount McKinley is the highest peak in North America, a climbing feat in itself. But the park also challenges skilled climbers to tackle its rock and ice walls in the Ruth Gorge.