Feed Media client Tordrillo Mountain Lodge, a backcountry luxury resort outside of Anchorage, is known for their intersection of world-class hospitality and unmatched outdoor adventures. A recent piece from Frommer’s shares insight into how novice climbers and adventurers can scale mountain ranges with the help of a via ferrata (Italian for “iron path”) – and why the Alaskan destination is the one to beat.
From travel editor Sara Sekula:
Tordrillo Mountain Lodge’s via ferrata wins, hands down, for most remote climb. Not only will you be dumbfounded by views of the Triumvirate Glacier and impossibly blue glacial lagoons, but you’ll also be wowed by the helicopter ride to reach the start of the route. Getting there by chopper is the only option since the climbing site is 80 miles from the closest road.
Begin at 4,000 feet above sea level and shimmy your way up 900 vertical feet while tethered to a steel cable affixed to the mountainside. Guides lead participants along the 1,200-foot iron path, crossing two suspension bridges showcasing icy wonders below. Once you get back to the lodge, rest and recover with a gourmet meal and a deep-tissue massage.
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