There is definitely a problem. I did not try the online system until now, but now, I cannot even look up the Whitney permit system.
Here are links that USED to work to get you right to the day use or overnight use permits. When I try them, I get an error screen
Part of the error message:
Your request cannot be completed
Our apologies. We are experiencing some difficulties.
We may have been too busy to serve you at that very moment.
You may have waited a long time between clicks and we lost track of your earlier results.