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Climber 1st to solo summit Mount McKinley in January

MINNEAPOLIS - A Minnesota adventurer has succeeded in becoming the first solo climber to reach the summit of Mount McKinley in the month of January, his support team said Monday, citing a GPS tracking device.Lonnie...
High winds strand Minn. climber on Mt. McKinley

...MARAIS, Minn. - Brutal weather conditions have hampered the efforts of a Minnesota man who's trying to become the first solo climber to reach the summit of Alaska's Mount McKinley in January. Lonnie Dupre of Grand Marais was stuck at about 17...
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2007 Year in Review: Alaska makes national and even global headlines this year

...north shore of Passage Canal across from Whittier. In the courage category Japan's Masatoshi Kuriaki became the first solo climber to conquer Mount Foraker in winter. He climbed the 17,400-foot mountain with 34 mph winds driving temperatures...
573 climbers reached 20,320-foot summit of Mt. McKinley in 2007

...person was evacuated, but the others climbed down unassisted. Masatoshi Kuriaki, of Fukuoka, Japan, became the first solo climber to conquer nearby Mount Foraker in winter. Fister said 20 other people unsuccessfully attempted to scale the 17...


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