Interesting Facts about our surroundings:
The City and Borough of Yakutat, the nearest town to Icy Bay Lodge, covers an area 6 times the size of Rhode Island, making it one of the largest "counties" in the United States with a population of 662 residents.
The Hubbard Glacier located within the borough, is North America's largest tide-water glacier.
Mt. St. Elias has an elevation of 18,008 ft (5,489 meters) with a grade of 5-60% on the upper slopes. It is the highest peak in the world so close to tidewater and the 2nd highest peak in the United States making it the 4th highest in all of North America.
Mt. St. Elias contains the worlds largest non-polar ice fields
Wrangell-St. Elias which Icy Bay Lodge back up to, is the 2nd largest national park in the United States covering 13.2 million acres, of which, 5 million are permanently covered with snow and ice.