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Glacier Lake Packraft

Trip Description

An unforgettable half-day paddling experience. Explore the incredibly scenic Kennicott Glacier Lake in your own inflatable boat. Feel the freedom of floating in a little boat in a big place. Circle icebergs, explore the glacier’s edge and take in 360 degree views from your personal rotating craft. The ultralight packrafts, and close proximity to the dynamic glacial lake make this a uniquely Alaskan trip not to be missed.

Duration: 4-5 hrs
Difficulty: Easy- Medium

Highlights:

  • Paddle your own boat.
  • Enjoy outstanding views from the lake.
  • Explore a unique, otherwise inaccessible landscape.
  • Mix excitement with relaxation.
  • Give your legs a rest.
Trip Details

Terrain Challenges May Include:
Unstable and rocky hiking surfaces to the lake. Need to actively paddle your own packraft with a kayak paddle. Cold, glacial fed water.

Who:
Anyone looking for a little adventure, combining a personal paddling experience and a uniquely Alaskan location.

When:
Trip starts at 10:00 am

Where:
If you are staying in Kennicott, we will meet you at our office at 9:30 am and provide transportation down to the McCarthy area. If you are staying in McCarthy, we will pick you up or meet you there.

Trip Includes
  • Alpacka packraft, paddle, drysuit, PFD, drybag, river gloves, river shoes and river socks.
  • Experienced, friendly, knowledgeable guides!
  • Small or custom client to guide ratios.
  • Round-trip transportation from your local lodging to where we begin our trip.
  • A full array of medical, communications, and technical gear.
  • Extra layers if you forgot anything or couldn’t fit it in your luggage!
  • For further suggestions on gear you will want to bring from home (this might help you pack for your whole Alaskan vacation!) visit or Trip Planning Page for a gear list.
Glacier Lake Packraft Pricing

Client:Guide Ratio & Price
*Gear not included, see Packraft Rentals for rates.

1:1 / $490 per person
2:1 / $290 per person
3:1 / $200 per person
4:1 / $180 per person
5+ / $160 per person

$20/child discount each for all children 12 and under on all private day hikes (issued at final payment)
$5/person discount for AK residents & Active Military and family. Valid with current I.D. (Issued at final payment)

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Glacier Lake Packraft Pricing

Client:Guide Ratio & Price
*Gear not included, see Packraft Rentals for rates.

1:1 / $490 per person
2:1 / $290 per person
3:1 / $200 per person
4:1 / $180 per person
5+ / $160 per person

$20/child discount each for all children 12 and under on all private day hikes (issued at final payment)
$5/person discount for AK residents & Active Military and family. Valid with current I.D. (Issued at final payment)

Trip Description

An unforgettable half-day paddling experience. Explore the incredibly scenic Kennicott Glacier Lake in your own inflatable boat. Feel the freedom of floating in a little boat in a big place. Circle icebergs, explore the glacier’s edge and take in 360 degree views from your personal rotating craft. The ultralight packrafts, and close proximity to the dynamic glacial lake make this a uniquely Alaskan trip not to be missed.

Duration: 4-5 hrs
Difficulty: Easy- Medium

Highlights:

  • Paddle your own boat.
  • Enjoy outstanding views from the lake.
  • Explore a unique, otherwise inaccessible landscape.
  • Mix excitement with relaxation.
  • Give your legs a rest.
Trip Details

Terrain Challenges May Include:
Unstable and rocky hiking surfaces to the lake. Need to actively paddle your own packraft with a kayak paddle. Cold, glacial fed water.

Who:
Anyone looking for a little adventure, combining a personal paddling experience and a uniquely Alaskan location.

When:
Trip starts at 10:00 am

Where:
If you are staying in Kennicott, we will meet you at our office at 9:30 am and provide transportation down to the McCarthy area. If you are staying in McCarthy, we will pick you up or meet you there.

Trip Includes
  • Alpacka packraft, paddle, drysuit, PFD, drybag, river gloves, river shoes and river socks.
  • Experienced, friendly, knowledgeable guides!
  • Small or custom client to guide ratios.
  • Round-trip transportation from your local lodging to where we begin our trip.
  • A full array of medical, communications, and technical gear.
  • Extra layers if you forgot anything or couldn’t fit it in your luggage!
  • For further suggestions on gear you will want to bring from home (this might help you pack for your whole Alaskan vacation!) visit or Trip Planning Page for a gear list.

Glacier Lake Packraft
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