A Way to Go Podcast

A Way to Go - Episode 6: Building a Wild, Remote, Isolated Alaskan Hotel in Extreme Nature with Rob and Marne Sheldon

by Team Fathom
Sheldon Sheldon Chalet, Alaska. All photos by Chris Burkhard.

A Way to Go, Episode 6: Building a Wild, Remote, Isolated Alaskan Hotel in Extreme Nature

Nearly three quarters of a century ago, an intrepid adventurer named Don Sheldon found an isolated glacier ten miles from the summit of Denali, the highest mountain peak in North America, built a mountain house on it, and invited fellow mountaineers to come visit. Since then, the family has taken the once-in-a-lifetime Alaskan hotel experience to a whole new level — where guests experience meteor showers, ice blizzards, avalanches, and unfettered views of aurora borealis from a state-of-the-art chalet in the middle of nowhere. Have a listen:

Links and Info We Mentioned on the Show

Sheldon Chalet
Don Sheldon Ampitheater.
Trekking by day.
Sheldon Chalet
The night sky.

Sheldon Chalet website

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