Kichatna Mountains

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The Kichatna Peaks

The Kichatna Mountains are a small mountain range in the northwestern part of Matanuska-Susitna Borough of the U.S. state of Alaska, approximately 70 miles (110 km) southwest of Denali.[1] Unlike the major snow peaks of much of the rest of the Alaska Range, the Kichatnas boast short, steep rock towers, which are famous both for their high-quality, highly technical climbing, and their terrible weather.

The main peaks of the Kichatnas include:

Named glaciers in the Kichatnas include

Most of the glaciers originate from the Cathedral Spires arrête.


Coordinates: 62°26′06″N 152°42′53″W / 62.43500°N 152.71472°W / 62.43500; -152.71472