7 Days
Length
Level 4
Challenge Level
4
Nights Backcountry Camping
2
Nights Luxury Camping
0
Nights at an hotel, inn or cabin

We took our popular Extreme Week and jacked up the adrenaline a little more by adding in whitewater rafting on exciting Six Mile Creek and exploring the Matanuska Glacier using a helicopter.

You’ll also experience real expedition sea kayaking (not just a day trip), glacier trekking, ice climbing, backpacking and the comforts Alpenglow Luxury Camping.  

A lot of variety without too much time on the road, covering Prince William Sound, Matanuska Glacier, and the Chugach and Talkeetna Mountains.

Challenge Level: 4; Challenging backpacking on and off trail. Trekking and climbing on glacier ice. Primitive camping while sea kayaking and backpacking. Read more about Challenge Levels.

No experience required but you must be over 18, in good physical condition and prepared for the challenges of the Alaska backcountry.

$3390. Adventure Tour price includes all meals and activities listed.  For full details see The Fine Print

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3 days sea kayaking 
Helicopter Glacier Adventure 
2 days challenging backpacking 
Fastest zipline in Alaska 
Whitewater rafting 
Luxury Camping 

NOTE: Six Mile Creek is a very serious raft trip and can only be run at certain water levels. If Six Mile cannot be run due to high water, we will try to adjust the itinerary to include rafting on the “Lion’s Head” run of the Matanuska River.

Full details on these adventure activities.

1

We’ll meet you in Anchorage, and after a gear check and orientation, you’ll enjoy one of the most scenic drives in the world as we head towards the small town of Whittier, the gateway to Prince William Sound. The afternoon will be spent paddling past waterfalls and bird rookeries then on to our campsite in the rainforest.

2

This is a big paddling day as we pass glaciers and ice bergs, look for seals, sea otters and more. Camp on a remote beach for the night.

3

Continue exploring as we make our way to our pick up point for a water taxi back to Whittier. Short drive to camping in Hope, AK with views of the beautiful Cook Inlet.

4

Whitewater rafting through Chugach National Forest on the mighty Six Mile Creek! Dropping over 50ft per mile this run features some of the most difficult and exhilarating rapids in guided whitewater through three canyons of class IV and V rapids. Then head north to Glacier View for an evening at our Base Camp  and the comforts of Alpenglow Luxury Camping.  Enjoy a great family-style meal with a view, relax around the camp fire and enjoy a soak in the hot tub.

5

Explore the Matanuska Glacier with a helicopter to get you to the coolest features we can find.  We’re also MICA Guides, the most experienced on “The Mat”, you will be sure to push your limits and come home with some amazing photos. After exploring the glacier you’ll conclude the day with an Alaska-style BBQ and another night camping at our Base Camp.

6

Head out for the challenging backpacking and remote camping portion of your adventure.   Into the backcountry with everything we need for an overnight.  

7

Wake up at your remote camp with fresh brewed coffee and a great view.  More hiking to fill the day and get back to the van for return to Anchorage.

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