Alaska’s Fastest Growing Sport!

Packrafts are inflatable, one-person boats that fit in a light backpack, enabling adventures that combine hiking and paddling, while keeping it simple.

Weather you’re interested in our no experience necessary Packrafting Day Trip, want to hone your own skills with a KWG Packrafting Clinic or are looking for the ultimate guided multi-sport adventure, KWG is Alaska’s Premier Packrafting Guide Service.

KWG’s Packrafting Day Trips are an amazing way to experience this new exciting Alaskan sport in a uniquely glacial setting; within walking distance of McCarthy-Kennicott.

KWG’s Packraft Clinics are geared toward getting you ready to go on the adventures you’re dreaming about. Our staff of dedicated packraft instructors utilize our backyard wilderness classroom in designing courses focused on the skills you need to plan, execute and enjoy your own packraft trips.

KWG is recognized as one of Alaska’s leading resources for packrafting information and instruction.

The Wrangell St. Elias National Park has some of Alaska’s finest backcountry packraft trips.  From no-experience necessary glacial lake trips to extremely demanding packraft traverses


Day Trip Packrafting        Multi-Day Packrafting


Packraft Rentals:

All packraft rentals include helmet, PFD, and drybag.  Most of our packrafts are newer models with whitewater spray deck and cargo-fly rear-zipper storage system.  We use Kokatat Drysuits to keep you from getting wet.

$60/day for packraft with items listed above.

$100/day packraft/drysuit combo. (Drysuit available only with packraft rental)

Prices decrease for multi-day rentals.

Contact Us to inquire about availability.


Gear Partners:

We are proud to be working directly with Alpacka Raft, Kokatat Drysuits, and Aquabound Paddles.  Aside from being the leading products on the market in the packrafting industry, all of these companies manufacture their product here in the USA.

Most of our fleet of Alpacka Packrafts are the new 2012 – 2015 models with the Cargo Fly, Gravity Grip, Bow Bag, and Whitewater Spray Deck.  We also outfit every one of our clients in a full U.S. Made Kokatat Drysuits in order to keep you safe and dry on your river adventure.  All of our paddles top of the line, and are made in the USA by Aquabound.

We are also advocates of the mission and work of both APA and American Whitewater.  Please visit their websites, and consider becoming a member.  Their support, and advocacy of river awareness, education, and stewardship programs are essential for all of the river travellers out there.

For more information on any of these products, click on the logos below to visit their websites.

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