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 website
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