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    National Park & Preserve Alaska

Annual Mountaineering Summaries

Each year, the staff at the Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station compiles a summary of mountaineering activities in Denali National Park and Preserve. The 2013 Annual Mountaineering Summary is now available, and includes our yearly rescue and medical summaries, a statistical review, a rundown of notable ascents, and other articles about our mountaineering program and the people who help make it all happen.
two people climbing up a steep, snow-covered slope
NPS Mountaineering Ranger Mark Westman and his volunteer patrol members David Gottlieb, Chandra Llewellyn, Forest McBrian, and Jim Shokes traverse Denali via the Muldrow Route.
NPS Photo: Mark Westman
Below are links to the summaries dating back to 1979.

(A current version of Adobe Acrobat Reader is needed to download, view and print these PDF files.)

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