Luxury Mountain Retreat
Experience Alaska in style with a journey featuring two distinct properties, both equal parts authentic and luxurious. From the shores of Lake Judd, Tordrillo Mountain Lodge provides guests with ample adventure in the skies. Deep in the heart of Denali, Sheldon Chalet was recently rated by TIME Magazine as one of 2018’s ‘World’s Greatest Places’ for good reason. The only privately owned land inside Denali National Park & Preserve, it sits at an elevation of 6,000ft and offers jaw-dropping panoramic views of the surrounding Ruth Glacier and mountains.
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1 | ANCHORAGE, AK
Upon your arrival at the Ted Stevens International Airport in Anchorage, you’ll be met and transported via private SUV to your hotel downtown. Positioned in the heart of downtown Anchorage, Hotel Captain Cook is replete with history – including its very own collection of in-house art. Spend the evening exploring Anchorage, indulge in a mouth-watering seafood platter or take advantage of the long hours of sunlight on a meandering stroll. Accommodations are at Hotel Captain Cook in a Captain’s Deck Junior Suite.
2 | JUDD LAKE, AK
This morning a private SUV transfer will deliver you to Lake Hood, where you’ll board a scheduled flight to Tordrillo Mountain Lodge. Nestled on the shores of Judd Lake, the activity options are endless. Activities for adventure-seekers include stand up paddle boarding, jet skiing, and wake-surfing. For guests seeking peace and quiet there’s yoga on the dock, casting a line from the lawn, hiking nearby trails and wildlife observation. Accommodations are at Tordrillo Mountain Lodge in a Deluxe Guest Room or Cabin.
3-4 | JUDD LAKE, AK
Take to the skies over the next two days for helicopter-led adventures from your base at Tordrillo Mountain Lodge. Along with your expert guide, enjoy heli-hiking a wide variety of terrain where you can spot wildlife, trek across ancient glaciers or picnic in meadows of wildflowers. The choice is yours. If you’re looking to satisfy your need for speed there’s heli-biking or helicopter rafting through class 3-4 whitewater rapids. For a slower pace, hop aboard a helicopter to fish in deserted waterways teeming with fish. Accommodations are at Tordrillo Mountain Lodge in a Deluxe Guest Room or Cabin.
5 | JUDD LAKE, AK
Today is yours to enjoy at leisure at Tordrillo Mountain Lodge. Optional activities include stand-up paddleboarding, canoeing, wake boarding or kayaking. You may choose to fish nearby, take to the trails for a gentle hike, or practice your Sun Salutations during a yoga class. If complete and utter relaxation is what you’re seeking, you’ve come to the right place, with optional massage services, a wood-fired cedar sauna and outdoor hot tub. Accommodations are at Tordrillo Mountain Lodge in a Deluxe Guest Room or Cabin.
6 | SHELDON NUNATAK, DENALI NATIONAL PARK, AK
After breakfast this morning you’ll board a seaplane from Tordrillo Mountain Lodge to Fish Lake, where you’ll enjoy a half-day photo tour of Talkeetna. Capture shots of the rugged Alaskan landscape and marvel at the spectacular scenery. After lunch you’ll take a short flight from Talkeetna to Sheldon Chalet, your luxe home for the next few days. Positioned on Ruth Glacier in Denali National Park, Sheldon Chalet is the only luxury villa (and privately owned land) inside of the park’s limits. Accommodations are at Sheldon Chalet in a Guest Room.
7-8 | SHELDON NUNATAK, DENALI NATIONAL PARK, AK
This one-of-a-kind chalet offers visitors panoramic 365 degree views of towering peaks and Ruth Glacier. While at the Chalet, guests may indulge in gourmet cuisine, guided trekking or sledding by day or moonlight, visiting the historic Sheldon Mountain House (where it all began), rappelling and crevasse exploration, ski trekking down the Ruth Glacier, building a snow cave or relaxing in the sauna. Accommodations are at the Sheldon Chalet in a Guest Room.
9 | ANCHORAGE, AK
Soak up your surroundings for the last time prior to your departure from Sheldon Chalet. Enjoy a coffee from one of the panoramic decks overlooking the Sheldon Nunatak. After breakfast your private helicopter will deliver you back to Anchorage, where you’ll board your flight home. Safe travels!