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Glacier Hike

Thank you Matt and David for getting us there, helping us with the gear, and then providing hot... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Concord, NC
Thanks to Ben

Went on glacier hike in July 18 with Ben as our leader. Quite a walk to the start of the glacier... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Explore Alaska's largest national park with the local experts, based in Wrangell-St. Elias since 1978. We offer half and full-day glacier hikes, ice-climbing, alpine hikes, fly-in hikes and rafting. We also feature wilderness adventures such as...more
McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99588
+1 888-933-5427
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Thank you Matt and David for getting us there, helping us with the gear, and then providing hot drinks! We were out of our comfort zone, but you made us comfortable. It was a memorable adventure and a learning experience!

Thank 523carola
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went on glacier hike in July 18 with Ben as our leader. Quite a walk to the start of the glacier sometimes up and down steep (for me) slopes. Ben encouraged and helped me on the way with a steady hand if I needed. His...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

As part of a Top Deck group we had the chance to do the Glacier Hike and Mill Tour or Ice Climbing - I did the former, the hike was really good, its about a 3km walk thru forest to get you to the glacier...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great day on a glacier with Jessica. Incredible fun for kids. They would enjoy even a full day trip.

Thank mdkrupin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thanks to our very knowledgeable guide Jessica we had a really great day walking to and on Root Glacier. Easy walk with the help of crampons supplied. Would recommend for anyone.

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Guides were great - experienced and informative. Ice climbing was so much fun. We had 2 options for the first climb - an easier and harder option and then we moved to a different area and had the option of climbing out of a moraine....More

Thank Court905
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Kennicott mine tour. Our guide was very informative and knowledgeable. The area is quite beautiful despite the rain. I would recommend taking the tour. Unfortunately, we were scheduled to walk on the Root Glacier, but due to all of the rain the...More

Thank 2014tripplanner
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The first part of the tour (walk through the village) was good but the visit to the mill and the power house was really excellent. It was nice to see what kind of technology they mastered in that time. You need to be healthy to...More

Thank Wout V
Reviewed 1 week ago

walking on the glacier, was an adventure , an unusual experienve that we will never - forget - Perfect day with the perfect guide

Thank Yvonne A
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have knee issues so we decided to go on a private root glacier hike. Great decision. Our guide, Harrison, was terrific and made the trip equally fun for my over-active sons and for myself, really helping me on the tough areas on the glacier....More

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Response from Tom G | Reviewed this property |
The above answers have it in a nutshell. Cross the bridge, shuttle to McCarthy, $5 dollars each way on the shuttle to Kennecott. You can purchase tickets on St. Elias Guides website. Times are 9:30,1:30,3:30. Shuttles... More