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Address: 1000 Arlberg Ave, Girdwood, Anchorage, AK 99587
Phone Number: +1 907-783-0505
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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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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Spencer Glacier hike and sea Kayak

I was lucky enough to experience the beauty of Spencer glacier as part of an Adventure Travel conference and Matt (owner) and his team did not disappoint at all. All the equipment... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 28, 2016
Danniell S
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Toronto, Canada

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

I was lucky enough to experience the beauty of Spencer glacier as part of an Adventure Travel conference and Matt (owner) and his team did not disappoint at all. All the equipment was in great condition, the guides knowledgable and fun and the experience one I will remember for a very long time!

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Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

Wow! This was one awesome day! These guys have the day trip on Spencer glacier dialed in. Great guides, great food and with the beautiful Alaska landscape as the back drop! It is an exciting day of glacier travel without ever feeling unsafe. If you are looking for a day trip out of Anchorage to explore a glacier, I highly... More 

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Daly City, California
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

I felt that I totally got my money's worth and the trip exceeded my expectations! It started off with a scenic train ride from Anchorage. Then we kayaked to the glacier while bypassing icebergs. Once at the glacier, we set off and found a huge hole to be lowered and climb up from. Afterwards, we explored the glacier and looked... More 

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Plainsboro, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

I'd go back tomorrow and twice on Sunday, but I'd want Ryan as my guide. His knowledge and expertise truly made me feel welcome and safe!

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Wolfeboro, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

Ascending Path was well organinzed, attentive to the skill level of our entire group, and provided a very interesting and fascinating trip.

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Elkton, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

Ryan was our guide and did a fabulous job accommodating the entire family from the fearless 17 year old boys to this Mom who was a bit leary when trying to cross those giant crevasses where you couldn't see the bottom:) Definitely one of the top 10 things I've ever done in my life!

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Anchorage, Alaska
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

What an amazing day. They staff is so friendly, fun and professional! I don't have enough good things to say. We started out our day by meeting at the yurt. Shortly afterwards we were shuttled to the train station near whittier. The train ride was quick but beautiful. After a quick orientation about kayaking we were off to explore Spencer... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

We did the Spencer Glacier 4 hour day hike. Evan was our guide. We got lucky and it was only me and my sister so we received all of Evans time!! We never shut up the whole hike! It's amazing the amount of subjects you can discuss with a stranger. Evan sure didn't feel like a stranger when we were... More 

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Bristol, Tennessee
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

Heather and Evan were our great guides for the 9 am glacier hike at Alyeska. We took the tram up and then hiked to the glacier from there. Just looking at where were ultimately had to go, I thought, "There is no way I can do this." However, Heather was such a great teacher and gave us tips how to... More 

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Livingston, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Took a 10 minute or so helicopter ride in a gorgeous helicopter. Was dropped off on Spencer Glacier with a guide. We put on our gear and crampons and explored the glacier. The blue colored ice was spectacular. We sipped the cold water coming off the glacier. Was fun.

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