Frequently Asked Questions:
The eight million acre Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve surrounds Peace of Selby, and offers our wilderness lodge guests solitude and serenity.
All of the cabins owned by Peace of Selby are North of the Arctic Circle. See our map page for the area surrounding the cabins. Selby Lake is located approximately 300 miles northwest of Fairbanks, Alaska, the second largest city in the state with a population of about 80,000 people. The region in which the cabins are located is known as the Upper Kobuk, and is in the Brooks Range.
"This is the Alaska I had hoped existed. A spectacular setting for a cozy lodge with excellent food and wonderful people. Thanks to Be, Art, Dee, and Henson for a vacation that was both peaceful and exciting! I hope to be back soon!" - Anne C., Jericho, Vermont
Our guests continually let us know how much their trip to Peace of Selby Wilderness has meant to them. Read our testimonials for a flavor of what your trip can be.
This is a general guideline, which can be tailored to your planned activities.
*NOTE: Access to the remote Alaskan Bush is by small aircraft with limited capacity. Therefore, please restrict personal baggage to 40 pounds or less. Excess baggage will be accommodated at your expense.
- Sleeping bag (synthetic fiber - rated to 0 degrees F. - Fall)
- Sleeping mat
- Internal frame rucksack
- Small day rucksack
- Matches in waterproof case
- Waterproof gear bag
- Hat - (wool or fleece for Fall)
- Ball cap with visor
- Sun glasses
- Wind breaker/Rain jacket
- Rain hat
- Rain pants
- Waterproof gloves, insulated (Fall)
- Camp shoes
- Knee high rubber boots or hip waders
- Sturdy waterproof hiking boots, well broken in
- Wool sweater or polarfleece jacket
- Jeans or medium weight pants
- Cotton or flannel shirts
- Wool trousers and shirts (Fall)
- Synthetic fiber vest
- Polypropylene long underwear, pants and shirt (Fall)
- Underwear shirt, short sleeve
- Underwear brief
- Cotton and wool socks
- Wool gloves (Fall)
- Camera and film
- Bug repellant
- Personal knife & sharpener
- Water bottle
- Moleskin, for hiking abrasions
- Personal medication
- Hunting gear
- Fishing gear and fishing license
This is only a list of birds that have already been seen at Selby Lake. We are continually adding to the list.