Minn. Man Becomes First To Reach Mt. McKinley’s Summit In January

January 12, 2015 5:39 PM

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A Grand Marais man has reportedly become the first person to ever summit Alaska’s Mount McKinley alone during January, when wind speeds regularly reach 100 mph and temperatures plunge to negative 60.

Arctic explorer and climber Lonnie Dupre reached the summit on Sunday, according to a press release from One World Endeavors.

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