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Address: 1000 Arlberg Ave, Girdwood, AK 99587
Phone Number: +1 907-783-0505
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Description: Experience a unique and authentic wilderness adventure on your Alaskan...
Experience a unique and authentic wilderness adventure on your Alaskan vacation. Within an hour of Anchorage we can have you glacier hiking, rock and ice climbing and enjoying Alaska on a spectacular guided hike. Whether you're a first time hiker or experienced ski-mountaineer, have an entire day or just a few hours, we have a variety of day tour adventures for you. Let us share Alaska's glaciers, wilderness and wildlife at your pace. The many accessible and beautiful trails and glaciers in the Chugach Mountains, near Girdwood and Anchorage, provide a superb naturalist guided eco-adventure environment. Bring your family or friends out with our knowledgeable guides for a fun adventurous day truly experiencing Alaska! Great for families, no experience needed!We look forward to sharing your Alaskan Adventure with you!
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Rainforest in the Winter in Alaska?

On a recent ski trip to Alyeska in a very low snow winter other opportunities were available for recreation. My wife and I hiked the Winner Circle Trail from the resort. The hike... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 6, 2015
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Greenfield Center, New York
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Greenfield Center, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

On a recent ski trip to Alyeska in a very low snow winter other opportunities were available for recreation. My wife and I hiked the Winner Circle Trail from the resort. The hike was mostly snow and ice free and offered a great diversion on a partly cloudy day. the 5 mile round trip hike has a surprise at the... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

My husband and I took the last tour of the 2014 season and it was amazing! The Yurt next to the Alyeska resort was easy to find and we were greeted by the nicest people. They took us to the train station as the only way to get to Spencer Glacier is by train. Don't forget your ID because you... More 

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Dover, New Hampshire
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227 reviews 227 reviews
15 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This was a blast. We drove about 40 minutes outside of Anchorage to a ski resort, boarded a tram (where there was a Starbucks and cute clothing store!) up 2000 feet. 5 of us then had a personal guide up a glacier. It was a little less than I expected, but once we got on the mountain, it was perfect.... More 

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Quinton, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This was the most wonderful adventure of our Alaskan trip. Our guide Ryan was the best !!! Thanks Ryan. We arrived in Girdwood and took a van to our destination, where we were instructed and fitted into our kayaks. We then traveled a mile and a half across the lake to reach the glacier. At that point we were fitted... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We booked two trips with Ascending Path through Alyeska resort for early September and were not disappointed. The guides are very knowledgeable, emphasize safety and are fun people. Highly recommend both

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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

My wife and I went on Ascending Path's Spencer Glacier tour in August, 2014. It was amazing! You start with a fun train ride (including a sandwich or wrap onboard) to the Spencer Glacier station (only accessible by train -- no roads). It's amazing to see Spencer Glacier from across the lake, where the train dumps you off. You then... More 

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Bakersfield, CA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We spent two weeks on vacation in Alaska in early August. 15 of us traveled together from 4 families with our kids ranging in age from 15 to 24 years old. We had many activities planned during the trip but one of our favorites was the Spencer Glacier Kayak/Hike with Ascending Path. Everything went really well and we all really... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Thank you ascending path for a great day rock climbing...there were 4 of us with vastly different levels of climbing experience but we were all able to climb together and still be challenged. Our guide Ryan was awesome...very enthusiastic and encouraging....and he brought plenty of water, snacks and bug spray. Thanks also to Celina who I talked to when planning... More 

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Georgetown, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

My husband and I took the Alpine Hike on the glacier with Peter as our guide. It was a great hike and Peter was awesome. The views were great and Peter explained everything along the way.

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Springfield, Missouri, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

Bug spray needed! Look for blueberries in august! Breath taking views and an easy hike! Not desserted but not crowded.

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