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Climb the Tallest Mountain in North America

the world's most thorough guide to climbing Denali's West Buttress like a pro

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Heading to Denali this spring? Nervous about succeeding on this major Alaskan Expedition? More than 50% of climbers are denied from reaching the summit of Denali every year. Would you rather leave your chances of success to a coin flip, or stack the odds in your favor?

This unique multimedia course teaches you the critical skills and strategies needed to reach the summit of Denali like a pro. Nowhere else will you find this highly refined information, organized, and delivered in an entertaining way. It is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to avoid frustrating (and dangerous) rookie mistakes. Instructional climbing how-to videos, gear lists, route lines, logistical beta, meal plans, medical discussions, and so much more. All designed to help you have a successful and safe expedition.

Say goodbye to rookie mistakes. Say hello to reaching the summit like a pro!


Class Curriculum


  Introduction - Use Your Judgement
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  A to Z Gear List - A Gram Geeks Guide
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  Food - Avoid Denali Fat Camp, Bring Good Food
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  You made it - Now Go Climb Like A Pro
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  Bonus Section
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Your Instructor


Mark Smiley
Mark Smiley

Five Denali expeditions, and 15 other glacier-based expeditions have given Mark a ton of experience. His passion for alpine climbing has taken him all over the world, including climbing 48 of the 50 Classic Climbs of North America. His teaching style is fun, concise and easy to understand. As an IFMGA Certified Mountain Guide, he is among the world's elite guides to reach this status. More important than this certification is his experience on glaciers around the world. It has taught him so much about what it takes to be successful on an expedition. Through this course you will tap into his expertise, skills, and knowledge for real world learning.

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Frequently Asked Questions


How long does it take to complete the course?
The 41 short films total 4.5 hours of learning. The PDF documents and route lines can be explored at your pace.
How long do I have access to the course?
After enrolling, you have access to all the content so long as you have cell service or a wifi connection - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
I want you to be happy! If you are unsatisfied with this course, contact me in the first 30 days and I will give you a full refund.
Does this course take the adventure out of the experience?
No. Denali is big enough that you will have plenty of adventure during your expedition.

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