The St. Elias Mountains are largely tectonic, though there are some volcanic mountains in the north and western reaches of the Saint Elias Range (Mt Bona is the tallest volcano in the US). All this altitude and proximity to the warm coastal air of the Pacific Northwest brings snow. Mount Saint Elias, also designated Boundary Peak , is the second highest mountain in both Canada and the United States, being situated on the Yukon and Alaska border. It lies about 42 kilometres (26 mi) southwest of Mount Logan, the highest mountain in Canada. The Canadian side is part of Kluane National Park and Reserve, while the U.S. side of the mountain is located within Wrangell-St Location: Yakutat City and Borough, Alaska, U.S./Yukon, Canada. Today, Mt. St. Elias still remains a worthy test piece and hardy mountaineers continue to challenge themselves on its difficult slopes. Expedition Snapshot – Climbing Mt. St Elias requires skill, commitment, and planning. Our guide to client ratio speaks to the . Mount Saint Elias is infrequently climbed today, despite its height, because it has no easy route to the summit and because of its prolonged periods of bad. Mount Saint Elias, also designated Boundary Peak , is the second highest mountain in both Canada and the United States, being situated on the Yukon and . Nicknamed The Man Eater, North America's Mount Saint Elias discourages climbers with its daunting summit and bad weather, but three of the world's best ski.