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Digital Branch of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Oral History Program

Daryl Miller

Daryl Miller Daryl became a climbing ranger for NPS in 1989 and has been of crucial importance to the program, both on the mountain as search and rescue coordinator and in Talkeetna as a seasoned ambassador to Denali mountaineering. Daryl has an exceptionally varied background, ranging from combat soldier in Vietnam, to rodeo clown, to consummate climber and ranger. In 1995, together with fellow Talkeetna climber Mark Stasik, Daryl completed the first circumnavigation of the Denali massif in winter. Daryl is a gifted storyteller, a skill displayed here as he describes his varied life and assays the special challenges and opportunities for mountaineering in the Alaska Range and on Denali.
Daryl Miller appears in the following new Jukebox projects: