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Lonnie Dupre on Denali, January 2012.
Image by Lonnie Dupre, SOURCE
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Denali/McKinley: Lonnie Dupre back for a winter solo climb

Posted: Oct 24, 2012 02:31 pm EDT

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(Newsdesk) No one has done a solo winter summit in January of North America’s tallest mountain, Denali/McKinley (20,320 feet / 6,194 m). Lonnie Dupre attempted it January this year but had to abandon his effort after spending 7 days and 6 nights in a 4×4 snow trench in up to 97mph winds. No break in the weather forecast finally forced him down. A seasoned Arctic polar explorer, Dupre sent over news to ExplorersWeb about another attempt to solo climb Denali in winter, his new book documenting his 25 years of Arctic...

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