Elevation

16,237 ft / 4,949 m

#8 in Alaska

#8 in United States

Prominence

7,638 ft / 2,328 m

#14 in Alaska

#28 in United States

Summits

1 summit

#65 in Alaska

#11,847 in United States

Top climbing months

May   100%

Most climbed route

Sheep Glacier

Highlights

  • Mount Sanford is a shield volcano in the Wrangell Volcanic Field, in eastern Alaska near the Copper River.
  • 3rd highest volcano in the United States behind Mount Bona and Mount Blackburn.
  • The south face at the head of the Sanford Glacier is one of the steepest slopes in North America, rising 8,000 ft in 1 mile.

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