Mount Deception (Alaska)
|Elevation||11,539 ft (3,517 m)|
|Prominence||2,126 ft (648 m)|
|Location||Denali Borough, Alaska, United States|
|Topo map||USGS Mount McKinley A-2|
|First ascent||November 1944|
|Easiest route||Northeast ridge|
Mount Deception is a 11,539-foot (3,517 m) mountain in the Alaska Range, in Denali National Park and Preserve. Mount Deception lies 16 miles (26 km) east-southeast Mount McKinley,overlooking Brooks Glacier. The glacier-covered mountain was named by a U.S. Army crash investigation party on November 13, 1944, who were the first to ascend the mountain while investigating an airplane crash that happened in September 1944.