Climbing Mt. McKinley - Expedition Support

Picking the right expedition support makes a difference! Fly Denali Inc has been suporting climbing teams, sky divers, trekkers, and explorers for years. Your trip into the Alaska Range begins right here.

Our powerful de Havilland Turbo Beaver ski planes will transport you to Kahiltna Base Camp in about 50 minutes, flying you right over all the ground you don't have to walk before your summit attempt. A team of 5 and gear can be easily accommodated in each plane.

Fly Denali Inc can even provide flights of time for route scouting and inspections.


Ruth Glacier Support

The Ruth Glacier is the ideal setting for your team to explore the magnificent Alaska Range right at the foot of looming Denali. Rock climbing, glacier trekking, training, and camping are at their best in the Don Sheldon Amphitheatre.

$625 per Person

Kahiltna Base Camp Support

The southeast fork of the Kahiltna Glacier is the bustling headquarters for climbing teams heading to Denali, Foraker, Mt Hunter, and other peaks. The Base Camp is staffed during the climbing season, and is in radio and cell phone contact with all the air taxis in Talkeetna.

$675 per Person Plus $15 Base Camp fee

Custom Expedition Support

Let Fly Denali Inc be your partner for your custom expedition, including traverses, trekking, sky diving, and adventures into the Alaska Range.

Call for pricing

Expedition support includes:

Air transportation to and from Alaska Range glaciers
Sales of white gas, maps, cord, and wands
Secure dry gear storage
Assistance with ground transportation and overnight accommodations

We can also help you with locating information and other resources.

Climbing Mt McKinley Reservations

A $100 deposit per team is required at the time of reservation. A deposit reserves your space, but flights are always weather-dependent.

For reservations or quotes:

call 877.770.2359

Climber Resource Links

Your expedition must register with the National Park Service, and must schedule an orientation appointment. For more information, contact the Talkeetna Ranger Station.

Talkeetna Ranger Station
P.O. Box 588
Talkeetna, AK 99676

Phone: 907.733.2231
Fax: 907.733.1465

Planning your climb


Alaska Mountaineering & Hiking on Spenard Road in Anchorage for equipment purchases from an experienced mountaineering staff.

Contact Talkeetna Denali Visitors Center for general information about Talkeetna, and to book accommodations.