Denali National Park

NTSB Report: Two in Denali crash may have died on impact

<b>ANCHORAGE (KTUU) -</b> The flightseeing tour plane that crashed into a mountain ridge in Denali National Park may have been heading back to Talkeetna …


Recovery Operation From Alaska Crash Deemed Too Dangerous

The National Park Service has declared that it is too dangerous to recover the wreck of a sightseeing plane that crashed in Alaska earlier this …

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My unexpected bush pilot adventure

Want to do some bush flying in Alaska? “Yes, yes I do.” It took all of 1.3 seconds for me to reply when an opportunity arose to fly the backcountry …

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Wolf buffer zone a solution to a problem that doesn’t exist

A wolf just east of Stony Creek, Denali National Park, 2013. (Jay Elhard / NPS)In an opinion piece titled "Gov. Walker kills Denali wildlife buffer …

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The 10 Most Dangerous Hikes in the U.S.

To many a visit to the great outdoors means a leisurely stroll through the well-worn trails of a nearby state park, perhaps entailing the odd clamber …


Bodies, wreckage will not be recovered in Alaska crash

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A small airplane that crashed in Alaska's Denali National Park, killing five people on board, will remain on a near-vertical mountainside because of the substantial risk to recovery crews, officials said Friday.<p>The National Park Service announced it will end efforts to …


Jaw-dropping photo shows where a tourist plane crashed on the side of an Alaskan mountain, killing all 5 on board

A dramatic photo the National Park Service released Monday shows a tourist plane hanging precariously on the side of an Alaskan mountain, after a deadly crash over the weekend.<p>Pilot Craig Layson took a group of four Polish tourists to see the Kahiltna glacier, at the base of Denali — North …

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Plane Crash in Denali Killed Four, Fifth Presumed Dead

Denali National Park staff are “coordinating search and recovery operations” for a flightseeing plane that crashed Saturday at Thunder Mountain, according to a statement released yesterday. NPS and National Transportation Safety Board officials hope to fly out to the site today, but bad weather may …


Denali National Park Plane Crash Leaves 4 Dead, 1 Missing

A flightseeing plane carrying Polish passengers crashed near the summit of the Thunder Mountain ridgeline in Denali National Park on Saturday.<p>On …

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Driving Alaska’s Stunning Denali Park Road

<b>Before my arrival in Denali National Park I had tried to fathom how on earth it was going to take seven hours to get to my lodging – Camp Denali,</b> …

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Mountain ranger recounts search for crashed plane at Denali

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The deaths of five people in an airplane crash in Alaska’s Denali National Park were confirmed by a mountain ranger who flew …

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Wreckage of crashed plane near Denali too dangerous for investigators

The K2 Aviation plane that crashed near Denali last weekend will remain perched on a mountain ridge until at least later this week.<p>The crash is …

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Saline man killed in plane crash in Alaska

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA, -- A Saline man has been identified as one of five people killed in a plane crash in a national park in Alaska over the …


Pilot reports 5 survived Alaska crash but plane, passengers still missing

The search for a sightseeing plane with five people on board was to resume Monday morning, more than a day after it crashed in Denali National Park …

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4 people found dead after tour plane crash in Alaska

A fifth person is missing and presumed dead after the plane went down in Denali National Park.

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Unclear when bodies from Alaska plane crash can be recovered

Officials at Alaska's Denali National Park say they're working to determine if and when they can start trying to recover the bodies of several people killed a sightseeing plane crash.<p>The plane with a pilot and four Polish tourists aboard crashed Saturday on a mountain ridge near the top of Denali, …

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The Silence of Denali National Park

The World Health Organization says noise is now second only to air pollution as an environmental cause of ill health. <i>In Pursuit of Silence</i> is a meditative film from Transcendental Media that will explore our relationship with sound and the impact of noise on our lives.

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Denali ranger describes efforts to reach crashed plane

TALKEETNA — National Park Service mountaineering ranger Chris Erickson describes reaching the site of a plane crash in the Alaska Range near Denali. …

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Man dies in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park packrafting accident

A 22-year-old man from Austria died last week in a packrafting accident in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, an official said.Aidan Don, …

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Park Service: Four dead, 1 unaccounted for in Denali flightseeing crash

Update: 11:03 a.m.: The National Park Service reports that a search and rescue crew has reached the crash site and confirmed that four of the …

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5 killed after plane nosedived in California parking lot

The plane was heading to the airport southeast of Los Angeles when it came down and struck an unoccupied parked car.

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5 killed when small plane crashes in California parking lot

The pilot of the twin-engine Cessna 414 declared an emergency before crashing in Santa Ana, about a mile from an airport.

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'This could be the worst aviation disaster on Denali in history,' says veteran pilot

<b>ANCHORAGE (KTUU) -</b> After almost 24 hours, a veteran pilot based out of Talkeetna says the plane that crashed into the side of a mountain "could be …

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Terrible road trip ends in bison taunting, string of encounters with law enforcement, police say

In a string of vacations antics that would make Clark Griswold blush, Yellowstone officials say a man who arrested after appearing to be intoxicated and argumentative during a traffic stop, was stopped again days later and cited only to go on to taunt a bison, which was recorded in viral video, and …

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8 Reasons to Visit Alaska by Car

I can’t begin to tell you how many people asked if we were going on a cruise when we said we were going to Alaska. It’s funny it never occurred to me …

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Assault on compound, roadside bomb kill 26 in Afghanistan

Posted:Monday, August 6 2018 10:59 AM EDT2018-08-06 14:59:35 GMT<p>Updated:Monday, August 6 2018 8:08 PM EDT2018-08-07 00:08:38 GMT<p>Police say separate …

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Ultimate Alaska Wildlife Photo Safari

A Small-Group Wilderness Photography Adventure to Alaska’s Most Coveted Wildlife Locales<p>Alaska tops many a wildlife photographer’s bucket list. From …


Pupdate 2018! - Denali National Park Preserve (U.S. National Park Service)

We know that many of you have been anxiously awaiting news of this summer's litter of pups. For those who haven't heard the answer in person from one …


New self-drive options for Alaska travelers

Travelers have two new choices for exploring Alaska by road, including alternatives for both independent travelers and those seeking more suggestions …