Next month, a one-of-a-kind mountain lodge will open.

The Sheldon Chalet is wedged in the wilderness, nestled in a national park, about 10 miles from the summit of Denali.  

You have to take an airplane and then transfer to a helicopter to get there. 

The flights, along with gourmet meals and luxury accommodations, are included in the cost -- about $2,300 a night.

The chalet has been three generations in the making, starting with a five-acre homestead, which  Don Sheldon, a pioneer pilot, claimed in the 1950s.

This week on Frontiers, a look at how one family’s Denali dream came to fruition – a story as remarkable as the chalet itself.    

Here’s a preview of Sunday’s show, which airs on January 7,  at 4:30 and 10:30 p.m. on KTVA, Channel 11.

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