Matanuska Glacier Hike From Anchorage

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    Departure time is 9 am, hotel pickups will commence beginning at 8 am.
  • Departure Details :
    Salmon Berry Travel & Tours, 515 W 4th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501, USA, , Traveler pickup is offered, ,
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

For a unique Alaskan adventure, take a guided hike along the ancient Matanuska glacier, the largest glacier in Alaska accessible by car! Explore blue melt-water pools, impressive ice formations and deep crevasses, and learn about this astounding natural wonder from your expert guide. Tucked in the beautiful Matanuska-Susitna Valley, this breathtaking area is shaped by three mountain ranges the Alaska Range, the Talkeetna Mountains and the Chugach Mountains so youll be treated to unforgettable vistas during your moderate 2-hour hike, with all gear and safety equipment included. End with a relaxing Alaskan lunch overlooking the glacier.

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Itinerary
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Drive north to the Matanuska Glacier -- a frozen 27 mile long river of ancient ice. Thousands of years old, this massive glacier is tucked up into the head of the Matanuska Valley. You will spend approximately 2 hours trekking with our glacier guide by your side, learning how the Matanuska Glacier was born and how it shaped the landscape in the Matanuska Susitna Valley. Explore blue meltwater pools and awesome ice formations.

Duration: 3 hours

Location: Matanuska Glacier, Alaska

Your all inclusive tour allows you to warm up with hardy Alaskan fare and hot beverages (provided) during lunch as well as complimentary snacks and water throughout your adventure!

Duration: 1 hour

Location: Long Rifle Lodge

Inclusions

Select hotel pickup and drop-off

Local Certified guide

Lunch

All necessary safety equipment

Entry/Admission - Matanuska Glacier

Entry/Admission - Long Rifle Lodge

Exclusions

Winter clothing and boots (please inquire in advance for assistance)

Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Operates in all weather conditions; please dress appropriately - during winter months, you will not be allowed onto the glacier without proper winter clothing (October through April - it will be COLD)

A moderate amount of walking is involved - approximately 2 miles of uneven and slippery terrain. Sturdy footwear is required, and an extra pair of socks is recommended.

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

Due to safety, the minimum age is 8 EIGHT years old

Level of difficulty is moderate

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