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Alaska glacier tours and ice climbing since 1999. Join us for a unique adventure just two hours from Anchorage. Discover glacier trekking or ice climbing on the blue ice of the Matanuska Glacier. Adventures for most ages and abilities.Get off the...more
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31090 W Glenn Hwy, Glacier View, AK 99674-8106
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Reviewed October 17, 2018

The whole trip was adjusted based on our interests and abilities. Our guide Kate made sure it's safe before letting us go for every activities. The ice caving is a surprise and the highlight of our trip. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2018

It was a wonderful experience and the guide was excellent, she knew her stuff and she was well informed and show us how to walk on the Glacier. Micca provide us with cramp on spikes for free. I would do a future trip with mica.

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Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Staying in the luxury tents , waking up to a kings delight . This place has the most awe inspiring view . The crew is well trained and quite helpful .

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2018

We had a crystal clear sunny day and our group of 6 went out to the glacier with the most awesome Axel as our guide. Some folks were given ankle boots (vs. tennis shoes) to wear and the rest of us got helmet and crampons...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic hike on the glacier with Warren who shared his passion for glacier hiking as well as his great knowledge with us. We felt very safe at every time and he managed to handle the group very well. This will certainly remain...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

Two friends and I went on the advanced trek about a week ago and had an amazing time. Our guide, Scott, was knowledgable and made us feel very safe exploring. None of us had any experience and we had varying levels of nerves and we...More

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Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

The pictures they have up on their websites, sets the expectation that you'll be walking in a glacier field, surrounded by glaciers from all side. It wasn't like that though in real. We just walked very close to the glacier in the Ice Fall Trek....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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AKDon1234, Owner at MICA Guides, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2018

It's difficult to understand this review since all of our tours allow our guests to use crampons to walk ON the glacier. Not close to the glacier, not 50' away, but on the glacier ice itself. Our hundreds of other reviews and visitor posted photos...More

Reviewed September 9, 2018

We did ice trekking with Warren! He took us to different parts of glacier, showed ice caves, explained about geography of the area, and he was awesome in planning our trip around our abilities! The BEST experience ever!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2018

Lacey and Griffen were fantastic!! They made our advanced hike on the Matanuska Glacier exciting and extremely safe!! There is so much to know about walking on a glacier we did not realize when it comes to being safe! But both Lacey and Griffen made...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2018

We did the advanced trek with Katie and Griff at Matanuska Glacier in the last days of the season and it was an amazing experience! We were made to feel that our safety was a high priority and it was such a fun day exploring...More

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Date of experience: September 2018
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Paul K
July 2, 2018|
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Response from bjumek | Reviewed this property |
We did the ice climbing - went out around 9:00 and came back around 4:30. There was between 5 and 10 deg temp swing coolest to warmest. Bring a sweater or sweatshirt you can add or remove as needed. I don't think time of... More
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Michelle B
June 24, 2018|
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Response from Teach4Jan | Reviewed this property |
We only went to the restaurant and we drove there from Anchorage. Really liked the restaurant there
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June 7, 2018|
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Response from AKDon1234 | Property representative |
Hello If you have the proper experience in traveling on glaciers it is possible to explore by yourself. But we do not rent any equipment.
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