Alaska Range

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointDenali (20,310 ft/6190 m)
CountriesUnited States
Area55,889 sq mi / 144,752 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent276 mi / 444 km North-South
435 mi / 699 km East-West
Center Lat/Long62° 54' N; 149° 51' W
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Map of Alaska Range
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Alaska Range.
Alaska-Yukon RangesLevel 2 (Parent)
         Brooks RangeLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Alaska Intermountain RangesLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Alaska RangeLevel 3
                 West Alaska RangeLevel 4 (Child)
                 Tordrillo MountainsLevel 4 (Child)
                 West-Central Alaska RangeLevel 4 (Child)
                 Hayes RangeLevel 4 (Child)
                 Delta RangeLevel 4 (Child)
         Aleutian RangesLevel 3 (Sibling)
         South-Central AlaskaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Saint Elias MountainsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Yukon Intermountain RangesLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Mackenzie MountainsLevel 3 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Alaska Range

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange4
1.Denali20,3106190West-Central Alaska Range
2.Mount Foraker17,4005304West-Central Alaska Range
3.Peak 1580015,800+4816+West-Central Alaska Range
4.Mount Hunter14,5734442West-Central Alaska Range
5.Mount Hayes13,8324216Hayes Range
6.Kahiltna Peaks-East13,4404097West-Central Alaska Range
7.The Fin13,300+4054+West-Central Alaska Range
8.Mount Silverthrone13,2204029West-Central Alaska Range
9.Mount Moffit13,0203968Hayes Range
10.Peak 1300013,000+3962+West-Central Alaska Range
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NameftmRange4
1.Denali20,3106190West-Central Alaska Range
2.Mount Hayes13,8324216Hayes Range
3.Mount Torbert11,4133479Tordrillo Mountains
4.Mount Kimball10,300+3139+Delta Range
5.Mount Hesperus98282996West Alaska Range

Photos of Peaks in the Alaska Range


Climbers make their way along the very summit ridge of the South Peak of Mount McKinley, nearing the 20,320' top of North America (1997-05-27).
Mount Foraker

Mount Foraker from the West Buttress of Mount McKinley (1997-05).
Mount Hayes
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Mount Hayes at Tanana River Photo by Dale York.
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Mount Brooks
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East Face of Mt. Brooks from the base of Wedge Peak (2002-06-15). Photo by Robert Garneau.
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Mount Torbert
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A DeHaviland Beaver plane lands below the northern sub-peak of Mount Torbert, Alaska (2013-05-26).
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