Information About

Don Sheldon Amphitheater

Quick Facts

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Location

63 ° 0' 46" N,
150 ° 40' 0" W

Region

Matanuska-Susitna

Elevation

5512 ft (1680.06 m)

Uses

Don Sheldon Amphitheater in Detail.

About

Located 10 miles southeast of the summit of Denali, at the head of Ruth Glacier, north of The Great Gorge.

History

Named for Donald E. Sheldon (1921-1975), bush pilot who flew over 27 years in support of mapping, patrol, mountaineering, search and rescue, and wildlife air census operations on and in the area of Denali.