One hundred miles from the end of the road, in a five mile wide valley, encased by endless array of glaciers, rivers, and mountains, sits Ultima Thule Lodge, carved out of the wilderness by the Claus family. From this remote location they take guests from all over the world, out to explore this wild, uncharted, last true wilderness.
Paul Claus, an avid outdoorsman and one of a kind bush pilot owns the sky on the wings of his planes as he shares this magnificent place with the guests. Adventure runs in this family’s blood and with land like this at their finger tips the epics come with the territory.
They live in the company of mountains, snow capped and rugged, their mighty shadows & their immense bodies encompass their world. In the heart of the Wrangell/St. Elias National Park lie some of the biggest and most magnificent mountains on earth. They are all a part of Ultima Thule’s 13.8 million acre back yard.
The Claus family welcomes you to their home and lodge, Ultima Thule. This is a special place far removed from the stresses of every day life. No Cell phones, no traffic, no people.
We will take you exploring each day deep into the heart of one of the last true wildernesses left on earth. The adventures are only limited by your imagination and desires. From extremely active to passive, they are experts at sharing their magnificent country and wildlife with you. They will take you into this overwhelming un-peopled land on adventures that will last a lifetime in your memory. You will stand where no human has ever been, you will feel the movement of 10,000-year-old ice under your feet.
The list of daily activities is as endless as this wilderness and gives you room to live your wildest dreams. Dog sledding on glaciers, hiking across high tundra valleys, Fishing for salmon in virgin glacial rivers, Watching animals in their most natural habitat, back country skiing on trackless powder, Soaring above the snow capped peaks on a flight seeing tour and simply enjoying the tast of pure mountain air.
Join us for the adventure of a life time!