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  • Denali road open to Mile 12

    The only road in Denali National Park is open to travelers for the first 12 miles, allowing additional winter recreation opportunities while testing how often it's used.

  • A 10-person crew along with a rescue dog and handler searched for four Japanese climbers on Alaska's Mount McKinley on Saturday. Evidence suggests that the climbers were swept into a deep crevasse by an avalanche on Wednesday and are dead. (National Park Service via Associated Press)

    Missing Japanese climbers believed dead on Mount McKinley

    A shallow avalanche on Alaska's Mount McKinley may not have killed four Japanese climbers, but the slide pushed them into a crevasse more than 100 feet deep and beyond the reach of any possible rescue, the National Park Service said Sunday.

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