Lodge Life at Tordrillo Mountain Lodge

Just a 40-minute flight from Anchorage, Tordrillo Mountain Lodge is a remote, multi-sport luxury lodge in the heart of the Tordrillo Range. Located on the banks of the Talachulitna River and Judd Lake, it’s within eyeshot of two 11,000-foot volcanoes and Denali, North America’s tallest peak at 20,320 feet. Find a quiet corner on the deck and take it all in or cast a line from the lawn, and enjoy our lodges and amenities.

A birds eye view of Tordrillo Mountain Lodge and Judd Lake on a clear summer day.

Lodges & Amenities

Tordrillo Mountain Lodge offers unmatched accommodations, setting the bar for comfort in the Alaskan wilderness. From the Main Lodge—our newly renovated flagship lodge—to private cabins, Judd Lake Lodge, Moose Hall, and Winterlake Lodge, guests have their choice of exclusive accommodations. Whether you seek a private experience for a few close friends or want to be at the heart of the action, you’ll find it here.

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Dining at Tordrillo Mountain Lodge

At Tordrillo Mountain Lodge, the cuisine is part of the adventure. Your day starts with a breakfast buffet that includes fresh fruit, homemade pastries, and a hot dish, all served with international coffees and teas. Homemade soups, gourmet sandwiches, and loaded brownies fuel the back half of the day. And always feel free to help yourself to anything in the refrigerator or pantry.

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Alaskan Excursions

If it’s an outdoor adventure, we probably do it at Tordrillo Mountain Lodge. From heli skiing and boarding to fishing, rafting, hiking, and climbing, we love to get and stay outside all year round. And with our Eurocopter AS 350-B3 (A-Star) helicopters, we can easily access the remote and one-of-a-kind terrain that surrounds us.

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A helicopter drops off skiiers on a sunny winter day in the Alaskan backcountry.
A group of Tordrillo Mountain Lodge guides get ready for a day of heli skiing.

Our Guides

Our team of guides is some of the most experienced outdoorsmen in the U.S. Each guide has at least 15 years of experience with hundreds of runs cataloged in the Tordrillo Mountains. As well as having a keen awareness of the constantly changing environment and how to mitigate potential hazards, each guide is required to have current medical, technical, and snow science training.

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Our Location

Tordrillo Mountain Lodge is tucked in the Alaskan backcountry, 60 miles northwest of Anchorage. Only accessible by seaplane, your adventure will begin in Anchorage, where we’ll pick you up from Lake Hood for a 40 minute flight to the lodge.

General FAQs

  • How do I book a trip to Tordrillo Mountain Lodge?

    We’re so happy you’re considering visiting us here at Tordrillo Mountain Lodge. Here’s how you can book a trip:

    1. Review our package options and availability calendar.
    2. Use our contact form to tell us more about the dates you would like to visit, activities you’re interested in, and the number of people in your group.
    3. A reservations specialist will be in touch with you shortly to answer any questions, confirm your reservation, and process an initial 50% deposit.

    If you have questions at any point, please don’t hesitate to contact us. You can reach us by email at [email protected] or by phone at 907-569-5588.

  • How do I get to and from Tordrillo Mountain Lodge?

    Winter guests are met at the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport and transferred to The Hotel Captain Cook for the night. On the morning of their trip’s start date, guests are met by TML staff at the hotel, driven to the ski plane site, and flown into the lodge. At the end of the week, clients are dropped off at the airport or their hotel after returning to Anchorage mid-day. Summer guests are met for their trip in downtown Anchorage by TML staff on their arrival day and transferred the float plane site, where they depart for the lodge. Guests then depart from the lodge in the morning of their departure day and arrive back in Anchorage mid morning.

  • What happens in case of flight delays?

    We will help you get to the lodge in the event of changed or delayed flights. Additional unscheduled flights to the lodge from Anchorage may be charged to guests.

  • What kinds of helicopters and planes do you use?

    The Eurocopter AS 350-B3 (A-Star) helicopter, known for its power, speed, and agility, is the foundation of our air fleet. For transportation between the lodge and Anchorage, we use DeHavilland Beavers, and for remote scouting a Piper Super Cub is available. Learn more about our fleet.

  • Will you book reservations for me prior to and after my package?

    Winter guests will be booked into the Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage the night prior to departure to the lodge (included in their package). If guests arrive earlier or want to book a stay afterward, we can reserve additional nights at the Hotel Captain Cook (pending availability).

Book Your Alaska Vacation

Ready to book a trip? Review our package options, dates of availability, and learn more about our lodges. After filling out our contact form, a reservation specialist will follow up with you shortly.

Calendar and Package Options