Matanuska Glacier Ice Fall Trek from Anchorage

  • Operates Daily - 7 hours
  • Refundable
  • Printed Voucher/E-Voucher
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Operates Daily
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Stop At: Matanuska Glacier, 66500 S Glacier Park Rd, AK 99674

You’ll have plenty of time to explore the wonders of the glacier in this three-hour trek. Strap on your crampons and get ready to discover incredible features of the glacier, including beautiful crevasses and startingly blue ice. The glacier is constantly changing, so your route will depend on conditions of the day, as well as the abilities of your group. You’ll come away with stunning photos and a deeper knowledge of glaciers and how they form.

Duration: 3 hours

Activity Details
Glacier hiking is a fun activity for virtually anyone with the proper equipment and an experienced guide. Explore the hidden treasures of the Matanuska glacier on this 7-hour day trip from Anchorage. Use mountaineering crampons to actually "walk on water" as you hike the glacier with a professional guide. See close-up views of the best accessible features of the glacier including crevasses, seracs, unique ice formations as well as the high point with views of a beautiful ice fall. With round trip transportation, proper instructions, and the equipment necessary you will have a fantastic experience on an actual glacier.
Departure & Return
Departure PointAnchorage, AK, USA Traveler pickup is offered We pick up and drop off at any Anchorage area hotel. IMPORTANT: If your hotel is NOT listed, please indicate name of your hotel at the time of booking!! It is important for us to know the location of your hotel. Sometimes cell phones do not work well while in Alaska and if we cannot get in touch with you, we will not know where to pick you up!! Please call us 48 hours prior to the tour date to confirm your hotel and pick up time. (907) 717-9666 - Planet Earth Adventures. Departure Time7:00 AM
ReturnReturns to original departure point
What's Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (airport drop-off also available at the conclusion of the tour)
  • Professional guide
  • Crampons (for walking on ice)
  • Helmet
  • Trekking pole (optional)
  • Light snacks and bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Matanuska Glacier
  • Food and drinks (this tour does not stop for lunch)
  • Pickup from private homes, apartments, or B&Bs; if this is your case, please contact the tour operator for the nearest pickup location
Additional Information
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Minimum age is 8 years old; children may not be carried in arms, backpacks, strollers, or anything else.
  • Operates in most weather conditions, please dress appropriately; if canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
  • No Refunds under 72 hours. This activity is operated in partnership with MICA guides.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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