ICE CLIMBING AT SPENCER GLACIER

Feel the rush of ice climbing! Thump an ice axe into walls of ice in the Alaskan summer. Nowhere else in the world can you: ride a train, sea kayak and ice climb on a glacier all in a day! Learn from expert and fun climbing guides who teach the basics of ice climbing.

THIS DAY TOUR INCLUDES:

  • Round trip train ticket to Spencer Whistle Stop (2 different trains)
  • World-class ice climbing, glacier and kayaking guides.
  • Catered 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 and ice climbing gear: crampons, helmets, harnesses, ice axes, plastic mountaineering boots, ropes and ice climbing equipment.
  • Paddling and Climbing instruction and briefings
  • Small ratios (min: 2:1 max: 4:1)
  • 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