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Great way to learn the basics before my trip to Hawaii!

Amber was a great instructor. The class was small with students of all ages, 10 to 60 years. She... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2017
dreamboatannie2017
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Palmer, Alaska
One of the highlights of my Alaskan trip

I've been SUPing for 2 years, so when I was planning a trip to Alaska, I was thrilled to see that... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2016
Julie C
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Aug 9, 2017
“Great way to learn the basics before my trip to Hawaii!”
Sep 7, 2016
“One of the highlights of my Alaskan trip”
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Alaska Wilderness SUP is a new wilderness adventure company based out of Anchorage, Alaska. We offer skilled fitness classes, paddleboarding lessons, day trips, and special events including races. Try our half day tour of a glacial wilderness lake...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Anchorage, AK 99518
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+1 907-891-6184
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Reviewed August 9, 2017

Amber was a great instructor. The class was small with students of all ages, 10 to 60 years. She was able to get us all feeling confident by the end of the class. I feel ready to SUP in Hawaii.

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Reviewed September 7, 2016

I've been SUPing for 2 years, so when I was planning a trip to Alaska, I was thrilled to see that it was offered near my rental house. Our instructor Amber was great, and took her time to explain basic skills to my friend that...More

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AlaskanAmber, Owner at Alaska Wilderness SUP, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2017

Hey Julie, thanks for the feedback from your experience with us last fall! I had a great time with you and Suzanne, be sure to look us up if you're back in the Anchorage area again in the future! Cheers!

Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Allowing myself one day to play on a work trip, I had to be on the water. Amber was well prepared for any eventuality (seriously!!) and knowledgeable, and fun to paddle with. It was misty and rainy but we lucked out w glassy conditions and...More

Thank BarbSUP
AlaskanAmber, Owner at Alaska Wilderness SUP, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2016

Barb, thanks for the feedback and for choosing us for your outdoor adventure on your day off! I had a great time paddling with you! If work (or play) brings you back to Alaska be sure to look us up, we are working on additional...More

Reviewed July 30, 2016

This new company really knows how to introduce you to this great sport! It's a no-hassle, fun and unique way to see Alaska! They have everything you need and a range of activities! You can even rent! It's great to have to ability to go...More

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AlaskanAmber, Owner at Alaska Wilderness SUP, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2016

Thanks for the review, Graham! Hope to paddle together again soon!

Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

I have often seen folks paddle boarding on the lake and thought it looked fun but a bit intimidating. A friend and I had the opportunity to take a lesson with Alaska Wilderness SUP and so we signed up. After a brief but thorough safety...More

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AlaskanAmber, Owner at Alaska Wilderness SUP, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2016

I'm so glad you enjoyed your lesson! Thank you for bringing up some of your initial concerns in this review- common concerns we hear before nearly every lesson :) You did great, come join us again soon!

Reviewed July 24, 2016

Jenna and Amber put on a great race. The day before clinic was also great for us beginners, skills about efficiency and turns on your board. The running course was well marked and lots of great volunteers on the water and out on the running...More

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AlaskanAmber, Owner at Alaska Wilderness SUP, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2016

Hey Brynn, Thanks for the race feedback, and it was great to meet you and Jake! We will definitely plan to keep the pre-race clinic in the agenda for next year, it was so great to learn tips and get some on-water practice with Hailey....More

Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Awesome time on Eklutna Lake with Alaska Wilderness SUP! Here visiting for the first time and was so happy I went with this activity. The lake was glass and our group of 4 were the only people on the lake. Highly recommended paddle if you...More

Thank Bill O
AlaskanAmber, Owner at Alaska Wilderness SUP, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2016

Hey Bill, Thanks for the review! The Eklutna day trip has been the highlight of our summer and we're so glad you got to experience it! We will definitely look you up when in Arizona! Cheers!

Reviewed July 11, 2016

I bought a private lesson for me and my boyfriend with Jennah after trying a SUP pilates class with these guys. The class itself was really different and fun and made me want to try out SUP'ing. The private lesson was great! We are both...More

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AlaskanAmber, Owner at Alaska Wilderness SUP, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2016

Laura, thanks so much for the feedback about your lesson experience, SUP Pilates, and the gear. We're glad you're hooked on the sport! :) Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed July 7, 2016

I was on vacation for a few weeks and enjoyed a half day with friends out in Eklutna and took another workout class with Amber. The business is well organized and the teachers have a vast knowledge and skill base. I felt comfortable trying something...More

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AlaskanAmber, Owner at Alaska Wilderness SUP, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2016

Mary Kaye, I had so much fun with your group of friends on our day trip at Eklutna Lake! Also, thanks for being a champ through the burpees in the rain! :) Cheers!

Reviewed June 28, 2016

The highlight of my visit to Alaska was getting to SUP on Eklutna Lake on a trip led by Amber and Jenna. They did a great job walking me through the basics of paddle boarding along with helping me refine my technique. Eklutna Lake was...More

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AlaskanAmber, Owner at Alaska Wilderness SUP, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2016

Kurt, thanks for the review. That day we went out was so beautiful and serene! How is that new SUP treating you? Hope you're finding lots of lakes and rivers to explore around Portland!

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