Perched on a nunatak above the Don Sheldon Amphitheater, just 10 miles from the summit of Denali, the Sheldon Chalet is more than a place to stay – Its an opportunity. Experience Grand at this exclusive destination on the flanks of North Americas highest mountain.rnDenali (also known as Mount McKinley, its former official name) is the highest mountain peak in North America, with a summit elevation of 20,310 feet (6,190 m) above sea level. At 6,000 feet in elevation, the Sheldon Chalet is as unique as the surroundings are breathtaking. Fine dining, luxury accommodations, and exquisite service are a commitment to the propertys distinctive environment. Three generations of the Sheldon family have worked to make the vision of Don and Roberta Sheldon a reality. The Sheldon Chalet welcomes visitors to experience the wildness of Alaska in comfortable luxury, just as the elder Sheldons intended.rnAnchored deep into the granite, iron and titanium of the Sheldon Nunatak, the Sheldon Chalet is not only a luxury destinationwith running water, electricity, generous heat, and world-class foodbut it is an engineering marvel. Rates include accommodations, food and beverages, and helicopter transfers.