The Anchorage newspaper has lots of stats on the 2010 climbs of Mt McKinley. Read the whole thing here.
“Altogether, 670 of the 1,223 climbers who attempted Mount McKinley this year reached the summit -- or 55 percent. That's slightly above normal…
The overwhelming majority (1,136) of this year's climbers used the popular West Buttress route. Cassin Ridge was the second most popular route, with 24 climbers attempting it.
‘I think there may have been a dropoff in what you might call the adventurous spirit,’ Gentzel said. ‘More and more people are trending towards the path of least resistance, with not a lot of new backcountry objectives.’”