Climbing Denali can be very demanding, both physically and mentally, so make sure you are in excellent physical condition and have experience climbing tricky mountains before you undertake this climb.
The weather at Denali can fluctuate wildly, with temperatures often getting extremely cold, so make sure you pack and wear appropriate clothing so as not to get caught out.
May-July are warmest, with temperatures averaging 12-19 degrees during the day, with Winters being extremely cold, often averaging below freezing. Weather fluctuates wildly, with gale-force winds a common feature.
Fly to Anchorage, the capital city of Alaska, and then either a 5 hour drive or 7.5 hour train to Denali.
May-July, when the weather is warmest and least hostile.
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