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St. Elias Alpine Guides Day Adventures

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Address: Motherlode Powerhouse, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99588
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Explore Alaska's largest national park with the local experts, based in...

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 trekking, backpacking, rafting, skiing and mountaineering courses & expeditions. Our professional, personable guides love to share their in-depth knowledge of this magnificent wilderness!

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Wonderful tour of the copper mill

This was a wonderful tour of the copper mill. There are a lot of steps that can sometimes be steep but well worth it. Very informative tour that I would highly recommend. There... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 September 2015
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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

This was a wonderful tour of the copper mill. There are a lot of steps that can sometimes be steep but well worth it. Very informative tour that I would highly recommend. There are signs on other buildings but you can't get all of the information nor go inside the mill unless you go on the tour.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

Had a really nice time exploring the glacier. Spent the whole day with a great guide who knew a lot!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

We did both the mine tour and a half day glacier hike with St. Elias. The mine tour was more interesting than I thought it would be and is a must see. I think our guides name was Terry and he was excellent. Very interesting and knowledgeable. The mine has a lot of very steep stairs and would be challenging... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

The tour of the Mill Building and Powerhouse was very interesting and our tour guide was knowledgeable and had a great personality. This tour gave me a better sense of the place and community from it's history. I would highly recommend it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

Excellent activity. You should be in physical good condition in order to enjoy the hike n climb. Guide was knowledgeable, patient and fun.

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Redondo Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

I spent a week with this crew from St. Elias Alpine Guides. The group was professional, experienced and a ton of fun!

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Brasstown, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015

My wife and I signed up for the full day glacier walk and it was incredible! The guide was super helpful, extremely knowledgable, and took the time to ensure each member of our group was safe, but also having a good time. I would strongly recommend this trip for anyone who is up for a full-day challenge (this is not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015

My group (8 friends and another 4-person family)went on the day adventure for the Float & Flight. The rafting portion was so much fun with the guide Sarah. She provided great commentary for the trek down the river and short excursion on land. Rob powered the the other raft and also worked well with Sarah for an enjoyable and safe... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015

great hike on the root glacier, this glacier is different than the first glacier we went on, and we saw a lot of new things. but put your game face on, this was not as easy of glacier hike as the first one I went on and we were all pretty shot by the time we got done. but its... More 

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North Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

My husband and I (in our 60's) took the Nizina Fly, Raft & Hike 5 day rafting trip. The way the trip was set up was exciting and relaxing. The two guides were wonderful and as detailed in food preparation as they were in showing us the back country of Alaska. Great food. My personal favorite was the first day... More 

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