Alaska Ice Climbing and Glacier Trekking

Explore the Matanuska Glacier with the local Alaska ice climbing and glacier trekking experts. Fantastic photo ops, unforgettable adventure tours.  Focused on your ice climbing abilities, that extensive activity gives you as much glacier as you can handle in one day.

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Learn the art and skill of ice climbing on a glacier

The spectacular Matanuska Glacier is a perfect place for exploring a glacier. Similarly, this giant river of ice is a great spot for an introduction to the fun and challenging sport of ice climbing, in the warm comfort of summer! This glacier has many sunny days that make for exceptional afternoons of Alaska ice climbing.

Check out beautiful glacier features as you hike to the ice climbing site. Further, after traveling over the rocky moraine, you will gear up to traverse over ice to your adventure. The naturally carved ice will reveal the immensity and intricacies of the Matanuska Glacier as you travel.

Exploring the Mtanuska

The facets of ice and rock on the Matanuska Glacier

You’ll start out learning the basics. By the end of the day will be climbing towering walls of ice. This is one of our most popular activities. A truly unique Alaskan summer adventure.

Subsequently, 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. Similarly, there is a route suitable for just about anyone looking to experience Alaska ice climbing.

Crampons on Glacier

A guide wearing crampons on the ice

In addition to learning climbing skills, you’ll also have plenty of time to explore the glacier and it’s amazing ice formations.  This is great for photo opportunities!

Suitable for ages 12 and up, some exceptions may be possible for custom family groups.

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