Field Report for July 12, 2017

July 12, 2017 Posted by: Maureen Gualtieri



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Climbers Currently On Mountain



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Summit Percentage



The Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station also maintains a daily automated statistics phone line, so if this blog is lagging behind and you need up-to-date registration numbers, call (907) 733-9127.

As of this morning, our database showed 13 climbers still on Denali, however just a few minutes ago, one of the two teams checked back at the Talkeetna Ranger Station -- leaving ONE TEAM left up there!  Rumors on the street is that they should be flying out shortly as well...

Mountain Weather

Click here for today's National Weather Service Denali Climbing Forecast.  

And here for the Kahiltna and Ruth Webcams  

Weather observations from both the 7K and 14K camps have concluded for the season. In the next couple weeks, we will upload the entire season's data to the park website for those that want to take a closer look.

Photo of the Day

Denali Rescue Volunteers at Basecamp
Mountaineering volunteers from three different mountain patrols rendez-vous at Basecamp a couple weeks ago, sporting their new DRV - Denali Rescue Volunteers - jackets from the 2017 season.  From left to right: Jennifer Raffaeli, James Shimas, Lisle Doria, Will Boardman, Amanda Erickson, and Lisa Roderick.  Denali Rescue Volunteers ( is a non-profit 'friends' organization dedicated to assisting VIPs with the logistics, gear, and training opportunities related to the highly specialized volunteer service on Denali.  (DRV Photo contributed by Amanda Erickson)

Last updated: July 12, 2017

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