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|Elevation||13,832 ft (4,216 m)|
|Prominence||11,487 ft (3,501 m)
|Location||Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Alaska, U.S.|
|Topo map||USGS Mount Hayes C-6|
|First ascent||1941 by Bradford Washburn, Barbara Washburn, Benjamin Ferris, Sterling Hendricks, Henry Hall, William Shand|
|Easiest route||snow/ice climb (Alaska grade 2+)|
Mount Hayes is the highest mountain in the eastern Alaska Range. Despite not being a fourteener, it is one of the largest peaks in the United States in terms of rise above local terrain. For example, the Northeast Face rises 8,000 feet (2,440m) in approximately 2 miles (3.2 km). In terms of topographic prominence, Mount Hayes is one of the top 75 peaks in the world.
Mount Hayes was first climbed in 1941 by Bradford Washburn, Barbara Washburn, Benjamin Ferris, Sterling Hendricks, Henry Hall, and William Shand, via the North Ridge. Today's standard route is the East Ridge (Alaska Grade 2+). Mount Hayes is not frequently climbed due to its remoteness and the resulting access difficulties.
- 4000 meter peaks of Alaska
- 4000 metre peaks of Canada
- 4000 meter peaks of North America
- 4000 meter peaks of the United States
- Mountain peaks of Alaska
- Mountain peaks of Canada
- Mountain peaks of North America
- Mountain peaks of the United States
- List of Ultras of North America
- List of Ultras of the United States
- "Alaska & Hawaii P1500s - the Ultras" Peaklist.org. Retrieved 2012-03-03.
Michael Wood and Colby Coombs, Alaska: A Climbing Guide, The Mountaineers, 2001.
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