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In the revised and updated third edition, Bill Sherwonit brings to life the adventure, heroism, triumph, and tragedy of climbing North America's highest peak, Denali. He offers great insight and tales of daring adventure for both experienced climbers and armchair explorers who wonder why people climb mountains. The book contains stores about some of the best known personalities associated with the mountain --- from Bradford Washburn to Vern Tejas. Sherwonit as added new records and climbing data along with some stories of new faces who have attempted the climb. He also updated the Park Service rules regarding climbing Denali.
Carefully working their way along the ridge crest, the men noticed a strong breeze coming up the south face. Finally they came to an aluminum pole, sticking out of the ice. A moment passed before they realized the pole marked McKinley’s summit. Davidson, Johnston, and Genet grabbed each other in a three-way hug, shouted, and slapped each other’s shoulders in celebration. They’d made it; the first men to stand on North America’s top in winter.