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    The Denali Park Road is currently open to Mile 30, Teklanika River. If wintry conditions occur, the road may close at some point closer to the park entrance. More »

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.
NPS Muldrow Patrol, June 2013
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.)

Did You Know?

a two-story wood building

The visitor center at Denali National Park and Preserve received an award for its environmentally friendly design. Some of the center features are built with renewable and recycled materials, as well as locally found materials.