Once again Lake Clark National Park and Redoubt Mountain Lodge have donned their winter coats. Ursus Arctos (brown bears) are fast asleep in their dens while expectant mother bears enter their final month of gestation. The mirror like lake surface has been replaced with an armor plate of ice and is buried amongst feet of snow. Winter Solstice has just passed overcoming the darkest days of the year. The music of waterfalls have been placed on pause, the rumble of the river quieted and the serenade of wildlife Continue reading
Coming together is a beginning.
Keeping together is progress.
Working together is success. -Henry Ford
These words could not be better exemplified by the amazing people of Redoubt Mountain Lodge. Returning year after year, the staff of RML foster the commitment to exceptional customer service that is our culture. It is with great excitement, we introduce you to the people of Redoubt Mountain Lodge!
Between connecting itineraries, tours and flights, many guests find themselves with extra time in Anchorage. Here is a helpful guide of “things to do” & links for detailed descriptions when navigating Alaska’s largest city. Continue reading
As the land of the midnight sun rests beneath a blanket of snow and mother bears welcome their new borns into the comforts of the den, Redoubt Mountain Lodge declares “LAST CALL for 2014”. Our calendar is nearly full; yet, outstanding dates still exist for an unforgettable Alaskan experience! Availability is limited and will not remain long. If you get left behind–don’t say we didn’t warn you. Continue reading
It’s time for that dream photo trip to Alaska! You’ve decided to go in the fall when the mountains and tundra are ablaze with color, the animals are at their best and the bugs you’ve heard so much about are all gone. While all your reasons are valid, one thing should be considered: fall is a transitional period for weather in Alaska and you should be prepared for inclement weather. Along with the marginal weather comes marginal light for photography. But let not your heart be troubled. Continue reading
It’s that time to introduce you to the wonderful people at Redoubt Mountain Lodge. Mostly familiar faces, a few additions have been made to our All Star crew. Without question customer service can make or break an experience. Rest assured every guest of Redoubt Mountain Lodge will never have to concern themselves with the thought of receiving any thing less than exceptional service. For pictures and to read more Continue reading
Right now in the “Last Frontier” as the temperatures dip well below zero, snug in their dens insulated by feet of snow, the mother bears are giving birth. Though at the beginning these cubs are blind, under two pounds and helpless, they will grow to be the adorable cubs that will entertain you with their clumsy first tries this season. Hibernating together, in what you can imagine to be a very large pile of bears, they will emerge this spring with two clear objectives: Continue reading
With Superbowl right around the corner, we felt it appropriate to extend some advice direct from the Redoubt Mountain Lodge kitchen. Here are a few quick & easy dips that will be definite crowd pleasers. Continue reading
When swinging for King/Chinook Salmon the main objective we are looking to accomplish is to get the fly “down” in front of the fish. Unlike silvers, who occupy the space fairly high in the water column and prefer slower “froggie” water, Kings prefer very deep holes out in the main channel. This means the heaviest sink tips we can cast followed by the biggest mends to try and get the slowest, deepest presentation possible. That being said, don’t become too focused on the weight of your fly. We can cast Continue reading