West-Central Alaska Range

Range TypeGeographically-defined sub-range
Highest PointDenali (20,310 ft/6190 m)
CountriesUnited States
Area18,104 sq mi / 46,889 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent229 mi / 369 km North-South
185 mi / 299 km East-West
Center Lat/Long63° 15' N; 151° 46' W
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Map of West-Central 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 West-Central Alaska Range.
Alaska RangeLevel 3 (Parent)
         West Alaska RangeLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Tordrillo MountainsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         West-Central Alaska RangeLevel 4
         Hayes RangeLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Delta RangeLevel 4 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the West-Central Alaska Range

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange5
2.Mount Foraker17,4005304 
3.Peak 1580015,800+4816+ 
4.Mount Hunter14,5734442 
5.Kahiltna Peaks-East13,4404097 
6.The Fin13,300+4054+ 
7.Mount Silverthrone13,2204029 
8.Peak 1300013,000+3962+ 
9.Kahiltna Peaks-West12,8353912 
10.Mount Crosson12,8003901 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the West-Central 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 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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