Reservations

 

 

Always an Adventure

24 years of trip planning has taught us how to help you get the most out of your vacation.  Come find out what makes Wrangell-St. Elias so special, and why we have dedicated our lives to sharing it.

Look through the menus below to help you find the perfect adventure for you!  Clicking on the trip names listed in blue will bring you directly to the trip page for more information.

Day Trip Choices
Scroll through or use the search box to choose the day trip that is right for you!
TripDifficulty TimeHighlightsPrivate/ GroupTrip Type
Half Day Glacier Hike
Easy
4-5 hoursWalking on a glacier! See blue pools, canyons, moulins and more!Group or PrivateGlacier
Full Day Glacier Hike-
Easy to Moderate
7 - 8 hoursEverything the half-day has to offer just more of it!Group or PrivateGlacier
Glacier's Edge Hike Easy4-5 hoursThis hike is off the ice and focuses on geology, ecology and glaciology. PrivateHike
Donoho Lakes Hike Moderate8+ hoursTake the full day glacier hike and add an amazing waterfall and stunning alpine lakes.PrivateGlacier
Bonanza or Jumbo Mines Hike- Moderate to Hard7 - 9 hoursAscend nearly 4,000 feet, get some amazing views and check out some of the history of Kennecott first hand.PrivateHike
Erie Mine HikeHard8-10 hoursA real Alaskan adventure! This is a strenuous hike with scrambling, route-finding and the pay off of some big views!PrivateHike
Ultra-Endurance Hikes-Hard to Very Hard9-12+ hoursThink serious, strenuous and adventuresome.PrivateHike
Fly-In Hikes-Easy to Very Hard8-10 hoursThe plane drops you off and the 13 million acre park is your playground. Private Fly-Out
Full Day Ice Climb- Moderate to Hard7-9 HoursTry out the exciting sport of ice climbing or climb steeper than you have before.Group or PrivateIce Climb
Ice Explorer Climb and Hike- Moderate to Hard7-9 HoursCombines trying out ice climbing and exploring the glacier's hard to reach areas.PrivateIce Climb
Half- Day Packrafting-
Easy to Moderate
5-6 hoursLearn a new sport in the stunning setting of a glacial lake. No experience necessary. Option of staying on flatwater or running class II+ rapids.PrivatePackrafting
Full- Day Packrafting- Easy to Hard7 - 8+ hoursLearn more and explore more when you add more hours.PrivatePackrafting
Local Rivers Day- Medium to Very Hard6-12 hoursWalk or fly to explore the region's excellent one day packrafting opportunities. Choose from class II-III+. Prior river experience recommended.PrivatePackrafting
2 Day Choices
All the best that two days have to offer!
TripDifficulty TimeHighlightsPrivate/ GroupTrip Type
Water & Ice: 2 Day Package-Easy to Hard2 custom daysCombine our two most popular and exciting adventures.PrivateMulti-Sport
Packrafting Courses-Medium to Hard2- days,
7 - 9 hours each day.
KWG Continues to set the bar for packraft instructionGroup or PrivatePackrafting
Backcountry Overnight-Easy to Hard2 days, 1 nightEvery one of our backcountry destinations can be customized for an overnight trip. Contact us for more information!PrivateCamping
3-5 Day Choices
We can customize all of our backcountry locations to fit a 3-5 day timeframe, or combine our day and backcountry trips to find the right variety for you!
TripDifficulty TimeHighlightsPrivate/ GroupTrip Type
Water, Ice & Air: 3 Day Package-Easy to Hard3 custom daysThree days of unforgettable adventures that showcase the glacier, paddling though icebergs, and flying deep into the heart of the park for a day of world-class hiking.PrivateMulti-Sport
Water, Ice & Basecamp: 5 Day Package-Easy to Hard5- days,
2 day trips, 3 days 2 nights in the backcountry
This package offers the greatest variety of all our trips. It combines a day on the glacier, a day packrafting and three days in pristine wildernessPrivateMulit-Sport
Backpacking or Basecamping-Easy to Hard3-5 daysEvery one of our backcountry destinations can be customized to be between 3-5 days in length. Check out our overview to get a feel for some of our destinations and contact us for more information!PrivateBackpack or Basecamp
Nikolai Pass-Easy to Hard3-5 daysMountain and valley views, possible wildlife sightings, incredible wildflowers, world class ridgehiking and dynamic geology.PrivateBasecamp
Nizina Glacier -Easy to Hard3-5 daysMountain and valley views, glacial lake with floating/calving icebergs, dynamic geology, opportunity to include packrafting.PrivateBasecamp or Backpack
Steamboat Hills-Easy to Hard3-5 daysAlpine hiking at its best, picturesque alpine lakes, huge views.PrivateBasecamp or Backpack
6+ Day Choices
Many (but not all) of backcountry locations can be customized to fit a 6+ day timeframe, or combine our day and backcountry trips to find the right variety for you!
TripDifficulty TimeHighlightsPrivate/ GroupTrip Type
Package Trip-Easy to Hard6+ DaysCheck out our 5 day package...we will be more than happy to extend the backcountry portion of the trip! Contact us for a quote!PrivateMulit-Sport
Lakina Packraft TraverseHard6-8 daysHike and float through a variety of mountain terrain with stunning views, alpine lakes, and exceptional hiking. Put your packrafting skills to the test!PrivatePackrafting/ Backpacking
Forever Alpine -Medium to Hard5-7 daysStunning above brush-line alpine hiking. Incredible mountain views, wildflowers and alpine lakes. Chance to visit a historic mining bunkhouse.Private
The Classic Hike Back Hard6-8 daysWilderness views at their best: large alpine lakes, wildflowers, big mountains, iceberg filled lake.PrivateBackpacking
Skolai Pass-Easy to Hard3-6+ daysStunning views, multiple hiking options, waterfalls, hanging glaciers, alpine lakes. Great place to combine basecamping and some backpacking!PrivateBackpacking/ Basecamping
Group Trip Choices
Most of our trips are private trips, but these trips all have a group option! They are an excellent choice for those looking for an economical option or who are looking forward to an opportunity to meet other travelers.
TripDifficulty TimeHighlightsPrivate/ GroupTrip Type
Half Day Glacier Hike
Easy
4-5 hoursWalking on a glacier! See blue pools, canyons, moulins and more!GroupGlacier
Full Day Glacier Hike-
Easy to Moderate
7 - 8 hoursEverything the half-day has to offer just more of it!GroupGlacier
Full Day Ice Climb- Moderate to Hard7-9 HoursTry out the exciting sport of ice climbing or climb steeper than you have before.GroupIce Climb
Packrafting Courses-Medium to Very Hard2 days, 7-9 hours each day.Designed to learn skills necessary to become a competent packrafter in the wilderness. Level one and two courses available. Optional Fly-Out trip on 3rd day. See trip page for group date options. GroupPackrafting

Find out for yourself why our trip planning services are so well respected!

If you have more questions about any of our trips, simply fill out the form below to get started today!

We will review your form and get back to you ASAP to answer any of your questions and work out the details of your trip.  We know that everyone has their preference on how they like to communicate, so feel free to call or email us as well.  We look forward to working to create the perfect adventure for you.

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Deposit Policy

All of our trips require a 50% deposit of the total amount due in order to hold your reservation.  Your remaining balance will be due once you arrive in Kennicott anytime before you leave our office on the day of your trip.  If you need to cancel your trip for whatever reason, our cancellation policies are as follows:

Backpacking/ Fly-In Cancellation Policy:

A cancellation made more than 30 days prior to departure receives a full refund of deposit, minus a $300 fee for trip planning.  Cancellations made less than 30 days prior to departure receive 50% of deposit. There is no refund of deposits for cancellations made less than 2 weeks prior to departure.

Day Trip Cancellation Policy:

A cancellation made more than 48 hours prior to departure receives a 75% refund of deposit.  Cancellations made between 48 hours and 24 hours of departure receives 50% refund of deposit.  Cancellations within 24 hours receive no refund of deposit.

We strongly suggest that you look into travelers insurance in case of an emergency that may cause you to cancel your trip.