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Address: Juneau, AK 99801
Phone Number: 907-364-2333
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Description: Guided glacier trekking, ice climbing, and sea kayaking day and overnight...
Guided glacier trekking, ice climbing, and sea kayaking day and overnight adventures in Juneau, Alaska. We cater to all ages and abilities. Providing quality, small groups, and off the beaten path experiences. We also operate the Alaska Boat & Kayak Center, Juneau's only kayak rental and retail shop located in Auke Bay boat harbor.
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One of the Best Things I Have Ever Done

The Glacier Trek was one of the best things I have ever done. The pictures that you see in these reviews, although stunning, don't do it justice. If you can walk for about four... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

The Glacier Trek was one of the best things I have ever done. The pictures that you see in these reviews, although stunning, don't do it justice. If you can walk for about four hours, you need to do this. Sam, our guide, was super knowledgeable, kind, and interesting to talk to. Being in the ice caves, walking on the... More 

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We were in Juneau for the day on a 10 hour cruise ship stop and booked the Mendenhall Glacier Trek hike to the glacier. The trip was about 8 hours round-trip and there were 6 others in our group. The guide was superb in knowledge, safety, and patience with all of us. After the mildly strenuous hike, you come over... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Our group of 7 took a private Mendenhall hike with Miles and Lauren in July. It was the highlight of our trip (a 1-week cruise with a 1-day stop in Juneau). The hike was intense, but do-able for our group of reasonably fit people (including my 60-year-old father). Miles and Lauren were great guides who both kept us safe and... More 

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This was one of my favorite parts I did in Alaska! A group of 5 of us signed up for the glacier trek and could not ask for better weather! Our guide met at the meeting spot a little bit before we needed to leave. They helped explain everything and provided so much information to us about the area. They... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The guided tour to the Mendenhall was amazing. The Above and Beyond team was very knowledgeable. They provided us most of the gear needed for the trek. The guide Annie was able to find safe areas to venture especially since some of the trail was inaccessible. She was fun and kept us motivated.

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Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

My husband and I booked with ABAK for the glacier trek on our cruise in August. It was just us and one other couple with our great guide, Matthias. It was pouring rain almost the whole day but we went anyway and were so glad we did. It was definitely a strenuous hike, and made a little more so by... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Myself and a friend took a kayaking trip at the begining of September around the Channel Islands with a guide from Above & Beyond. He was fun, friendly, knowledgeable and well prepared. We saw whales, sea lions, and eagles, and did hours of kayaking that were really fun. He cooked us a delicious dinner and breakfast on the beach that... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Sam took us out to Mendenhall Glacier for a Trek. It had been raining, so he warned us that conditions could be pretty bad and offered to cancel the trip. We decided to go ahead, and what a great decision that was! We had an incredible time, and got to experience the glacier close-up. If you are in good physical... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This hike was the high point of our 14 days in Alaska. Even though the weather didn't cooperate and some serious wading was necessary on top of the strenuous hike, the glacier with its moulin, shark fins, sun cups and the ice cave made it all worth while. Our knowledgeable guide, Sam, made the trek even more enjoyable with his... More 

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Yorba Linda, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

My husband and I took two kayaking tours with Above & Beyond. The kayak shop is located in Auke Bay Harbor, a short drive from Juneau. Parking in the harbor is $5.00 for all day. When we got to the shop, they first introduced us to our guide, Hannah, and outfitted us with raingear (coat, pants and boots). We all... More 

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