The 22,000 square kilometre Kluane National Park and Reserve in the Yukon was established in 1972. Dermott saw it all from above and said it was breathtaking.
The park has Canada’s highest mountain, Mount Logan (5959 metres) in the St Elias Mountains. Glaciers and mountains dominate the park which is home to more than 100 species of bird.
It is a place of soaring mountains, unconquered peaks, vast icefields and lush valleys with a wide variety of plants and wildlife. Visitors are treated to seeing Dall's sheep, grizzly bears, moose, lynx, wolves and wolverines, golden and bald eagles, ptarmigans, magpies, Arctic terns and peregrine falcons.
It has the world's largest non-polar icefields, and valley glaciers including the Donjek, Lowell and Kaskawulsh. Many great rivers and their tributaries flow from these icefields.