Rusty Dennen covers military affairs and the environment for The Free Lance-Star. .
Wounded vets tackle Denali
Mount McKinley, North America’s highest peak, towers 20,320 feet over Danali National Park & Preserve, and during during the summer tourist season, the mountain only rarely emerges from its shroud of clouds. It’s a prime destination for able-bodied climbers, but those with disabilities take on the mountain, too. Here’s a video from the Department of Interior about one group of climbers who began an ascent in June.