GLACIER HIKE ON SPENCER

Walk on ancient ice with a professional glacier guide. Nowhere else in the world can you: ride a train, sea kayak and explore a glacier all in a day! Peer deep into crevasses, find ice caves and learn how glaciers are formed. Glacier access is by Alaska Railroad and sea kayaking across Spencer lake amidst icebergs. Paddle past ancient ice and then walk up on Spencer Glacier with a world-class glacier and kayak guide. Upgrade with a Helicopter pick-up from the glacier. Experience the best guides, glacier hiking and blue ice glacier caves in Alaska-in a day tour from Anchorage!

THIS DAY TOUR INCLUDES:

  • World-class glacier and kayaking guides.
  • Round trip train ticket to Spencer Whistle Stop
  • Deli boxed lunch, bottled waters, granola bars and snacks
  • 2 mile shuttle at Spencer Whistle Stop to Spencer Lake
  • All paddling gear: Necky Looksha Tandem Sea Kayaks, spray skirts, PFD’s, gloves, rain jacket and pants, dry bags, kayak safety equipment
  • All glacier hiking gear: crampons, helmets, glacier safety equipment.
  • Paddling and Glacier Hiking instruction and briefings
  • Small Ratios (min: 2:1 max: 5:1/client:guide)
  • Guides pace the trip and total mileage to the groups’ fitness level, interests and ice/water conditions
  • Bear Protection and satellite tracking and communication devices
  • Interpretative glaciology, ecology and natural history discussions
  • Ice Cave access and exploration if conditions allow