The idea behind
The idea to the storyline is based on the song "Reach for the Light".
The characters Niju, Yak, Nuk and Sumac are based on the characters Steele, Kaltag, Nikki and Star.
Aleu was named after the Aleutian Islands.
Mary Kay Bergman
Mary Kay Bergman (et al. The Lady and the Tramp 2, Buzz Lightyear of Star Command, Family Guy and Southpark) died after the filming of Balto 2.