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Situational Awareness Climbing Forecast Observations


...Denali Recreational Climbing Forecast Suspended for the 2020 Season...

The Denali Recreational Climbing Forecast has been suspended for the 2020 season. The National Park Service (NPS) is not expected to issue permits to climb Denali during the 2020 season and notified the NWS the product is not needed this season. The Denali climbing forecast is normally issued April through July during the climbing season. This product describes forecasted weather conditions from the 7,000 foot Base Camp to the summit of Denali. The Denali forecast is designed to provide decision support for NPS operations on the mountain, improve safety by alerting the NPS and climbers of hazardous weather, and used for planning climbing activities on the mountain. The Denali climbing forecast is expected to resume in April 2021.