Nav Menu

Jan's Blog

Denali 5 Summit Challenge in Waterville Valley

August 14, 2014

It’s not too late to participate in the Denali 5 Summit Challenge in Waterville Valley the weekend of Aug. 15-17, 2014!

Call Laurie at 1-800-GO VALLEY and let her know you’ll be participating, or stop by the Info Booth in Town Square on Friday night, Aug. 15, and sign-up with Jenna.

  • What is the CHALLENGE?  Hike 5 peaks in/around Waterville Valley, NH equaling 20,000 feet in elevation total (see list, below, of peaks you can choose from).  Hikes are not guided – hike on your own, or organize your own group of hikers.
  • What mountains do I hike?  See list below.  Choose 5 (or 6 if you need the elevation) that total 20,000 feet in elevation.  A map will be provided at registration on Friday evening, Aug. 15 between 6-8 p.m. at the Info Booth in Town Square.
  • When do I hike the mountains?  Anytime between Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 15-17.
  • Is there a FEE?  NO, it’s FREE!
  • How do I prove I did it?  Honor system!
  • What do I get out of it?  Bragging rights that you hiked the equivalent of Mt. Denali in one weekend AND a FREE “Alive After Five” t-shirt AND a FREE water bottle AND a FREE hiking trail map AND a FREE refreshing Woodstock Brewery 4000-footer beer at the Denali BBQ (Sunday, Aug. 17, starting at 3 p.m. at Legends. $10 charge for BBQ). Did I mention the Denali 5 Summit Challenge is FREE!
  • What can I do if I’m not ready to hike 20,000 feet?!  There are two FREE family-friendly guided hikes being offered – and lots of activities in and around Town Square!  Check out the Resort Insider for details.
  • Get all the details for the DENALI 5 SUMMIT CHALLENGE at


Hike any five of the following peaks to achieve 20,000 feet (or a sixth peak if elevation is needed)

Peaks                       Elevation

Tecumseh                           4003

Welch                                 2605

Dickey                                2734

Snow’s                                2800

North Peak Tripyramid        4180

Middle Peak Tripyramid      4140

South Peak Tripyramid        4100

Mt. Osceola                        4340

Mt. Osceola East                 4156

The Scaur                           2200

Goodrich Rock                   2200

Noon Peak                          2976

Jennings Peak                     3460

About Jan Stearns

I've been living in and loving New Hampshire's White Mountains for most of my life. I moved to Waterville Valley in 1981 and quickly realized why it was dubbed a Yankee Shangri-la. Once you’ve experienced Waterville Valley, you’ll want to call it yours. The great team of Realtors at Waterville Valley Realty can help you find a Waterville Valley home that fits your lifestyle and budget.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Waterville Valley. Once you’ve experienced it, you’ll want to call it your own.

Market UpdateResort InsiderLinksWaterville Valley Resort