Climbing Statistics and Weather Observations

Prayer flags at the 14,200-foot camp

(NPS Photo - Coley Gentzel)


NEW in 2015: For daily registration statistics, weather observations, and current route conditions, go to Denali Dispatches mountaineering blog.

Statistics on this page will be updated at the end of the season.

Climbing Statistics for the 2014 season

Mt. McKinley

Mt. Foraker

Number of Registered Climbers



Climbers Currently On Mountain



Completed Climbs



Number of Summits



Summit Percentage



The Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station registration staff also maintains a 24-hour mountaineering statistics line at (907)733-9127. During the spring season, the voice recording is updated daily with the number of registered climbers, the number of climbers currently on the mountain, and the total recorded summits for both Mt. McKinley and Mt. Foraker.

Other Mountaineering Statistics

For season-by-season mountaineering statistics such as summit attempts by route, nationalities, average age, percentage of women climbers, busiest summit days, and other interesting data, go to our annual mountaineering summaries.

Annual climbing activity on Mt. McKinley, 1903 to 2014

Historical timeline of important climbing 'firsts' and interesting ascents

Mountain Weather Observations

The spreadsheets below show daily sky conditions, temperatures, wind speeds, and new precipitation observed at the 7,200- and 14,200-foot camps throughout the various season.

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