“Dad, can I borrow the plane?” When you raise a family 100 miles from the nearest road, you do things a little differently. The Claus family backyard is 13 million acres of the most remote wilderness on earth.
Outside Magazine calls him “King of the Bush Pilots.” Paul’s a native Alaskan, and since getting his pilots license at age 14, he's logged over 35,000 hours of flight time. A better captain for your journey you won't find.
"I realize that we are extremely privileged to be able to live this lifestyle together.” Ellie helps to run the business along with husband, Ben. “It can be a challenge at times, but I can’t imagine life any other way!”
The third genneration of the flying Claus clan, Jay comes by his skills naturally. While following in his grandfather and father's footsteps, Jay is also making his own mark as a talented craftman, outdoorsman and athlete.
A born and raised Alaskan, Ben also comes from a family rich in aviation history. Leaning to fly from his father when he was just 14 years old, Ben soon after bought his own small plane and has since spent over half his life at the controls.
Named after the largest (in mass) mountain on earth that looms just 30 miles East of Ultima Thule, Logan is more an aspiring pilot than avid mountaineer. The youngest member of the Claus family, Logan has a contagious smile and fun-loving attitude that quickly endears her to visitors.