Making History: An American Ascent

Posted by Brooke Ortel on February 15, 2018 9:13:59 AM MST

“The summit is just an excuse, what matters is the human adventure. Find what challenges you.”

In 2013, the nine members of Expedition Denali did just that, becoming the first all-African American team to climb Denali, the highest peak in the U.S. Recently highlighted in The Mac Weekly, the film An American Ascent chronicles their inspiring journey.

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Celebrating Expedition Denali

Posted by Brooke Ortel on February 13, 2018 11:15:06 AM MST

In honor of Black History Month, Glacierhub recognized Expedition Denali, the first all-African American team to climb the highest peak in the U.S. Their inspiring 2013 journey, sponsored by NOLS, marked the 100th anniversary of the first ascent of Denali and aimed to empower People of Color to experience the world’s wild places as part of a more inclusive outdoor community.

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