Learn the art and skill of ice climbing on a glacier in Alaska.
The spectacular Matanuska Glacier is a perfect place for an introduction to this fun and challenging sport, in the warm comfort of summer!
You’ll start out learning the basics and by the end of the day will be climbing towering walls of ice. One of our most popular activities and a truly unique Alaskan summer adventure.
No experience is needed; our step-by-step approach will have you climbing in no time.
We provide mountaineering boots, crampons and all the technical gear required. On the glacier, we have a variety of routes with a level of challenge and difficulty for just about everyone.
In addition to learning climbing skills, you’ll also have plenty of time to explore the glacier and it’s amazing ice formations. Great photo opportunities!
Suitable for ages 12 and up, some exceptions may be possible for custom family groups.
This activity is included in the following adventure tours:
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