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Mount Igikpak
Highest point
Elevation 8,276 ft (2,523 m)
Prominence 6,076 ft (1,852 m)
Location Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska
Parent range Brooks Range
Topo map USGS Survey Pass B-4
First ascent 1968 by David Roberts, Chuck Loucks and Al De Maria

Mount Igikpak is the highest peak in the Schwatka Mountains region of the Brooks Range. It is also the tallest mountain in Gates of the Arctic National Park, located in the US state of Alaska. Some sources list the height of its summit at 8,510'. Mount Igikpak is in the south central part of the national park, very close to the source of the Noatak River and not far from the Arrigetch Peaks.

Climbing History

The first ascent of Mount Igikpak was completed August 9, 1968 by David Roberts, Chuck Loucks, and Al De Maria.

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