Mount Chamberlin (Alaska)

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Mount Chamberlin
Mount Chamberlin is located in Alaska
Mount Chamberlin
Mount Chamberlin
Location in Alaska
Elevation 9,019 ft (2,749 m)[1]
Prominence 2,429 m (7,969 ft)[2]
Listing Ultra
Location North Slope Borough, Alaska, U.S.
Range Brooks Range
Coordinates 69°16′38″N 144°54′32″W / 69.27722°N 144.90889°W / 69.27722; -144.90889Coordinates: 69°16′38″N 144°54′32″W / 69.27722°N 144.90889°W / 69.27722; -144.90889[3]
Topo map USGS Mount Michelson B-2
First ascent 1963 by George G. Barnes, Dennis Burge, Graham Stephenson[4]
Easiest route West Ridge: glacier/snow climb, Alaska Grade 1;[4] class 2 hike if route is ice-free

Mount Chamberlin is the highest peak in the Brooks Range of northern Alaska in the United States.[5] It is the highest peak for over 500 miles (800 km);[1] however, due to its remote location, it sees little climbing activity.

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  1. ^ a b "Mount Chamberlin". Retrieved 2006-10-04. 
  2. ^ "Alaska Ultra-Prominence". Retrieved 2010-02-21. 
  3. ^ "Mount Chamberlin". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2014-04-06. 
  4. ^ a b Wood, Michael; Coombs, Colby (2001). Alaska: a climbing guide. Seattle, WA, USA: The Mountaineers. ISBN 0-89886-724-X. 
  5. ^ Some sources claim Mount Isto or Mount Michelson is higher; the claim for Chamberlin is based on the 1:63,360 scale USGS topographic maps of the three peaks. See Mount Chamberlin on Topozone.