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Ascending Path totally delivered

Our group of friends travelled to the Spencer Glacier together on the train and then split, some... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Brisbane, Australia
A must do if around the Anchorage/Girdwood area!!

What an AMAZING experience. We did the helicopter glacier landing with ice climbing and could have... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Russell T
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Experience a unique and authentic wilderness adventure on your Alaskan vacation. Within an hour of Anchorage we can have you glacier hiking, rock and ice climbing and enjoying Alaska on a spectacular guided hike. Whether you're a first time hiker or experienced ski-mountaineer, have an entire day or just a few hours, we have a variety of day tour adventures for you. Let us share Alaska's glaciers, wilderness and wildlife at your pace. The many accessible and beautiful trails and glaciers in the Chugach Mountains, near Girdwood and Anchorage, provide a superb naturalist guided eco-adventure environment. Bring your family or friends out with our knowledgeable guides for a fun adventurous day truly experiencing Alaska! Great for families, no experience needed! We look forward to sharing your Alaskan Adventure with you!
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Girdwood, Anchorage, AK 99587
+1 907-783-0505
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Our group of friends travelled to the Spencer Glacier together on the train and then split, some going with Devon on the guided iceberg hike and the rest kayaking, hiking on the glacier and ice cliff climbing with guided Geoff, Emily and Mitchell. We all...More

Thank AnalogueMan
Reviewed 6 days ago

What an AMAZING experience. We did the helicopter glacier landing with ice climbing and could have not been more impressed. The helicopter ride was amazing where the pilot would circle around any potential wildlife or scenic areas on the ride in. Once we landed, we...More

Thank Russell T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every detail covered.After disembarking from Princess Cruises, we were able to send our bags to Anchorage, while we boarded train to Spencer Lake.Our tickets were prearranged and our guides meet us at the first stop along with our lunch, We headed to Spencer Lake where...More

Thank U5861SYamyl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The train ride to Spencer Glacier was an incredible ride. The train guides were really knowledgeable and the scenery was gorgeous. The kayak trip was incredible. Our guide Mike was fantastic. It was so fun to kayak among the icebergs. We even kayaked in a...More

Thank Bitty007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing/stupendous!!! Great guide! Ascending Path thought of everything. They created an incredibly exciting and informative trip that included kayaking on a lake among icebergs, and right up to a glacier, and then followed by a long and informative hike on a glacier. And a train...More

Thank BrooklynMom55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I took a guided hike to Crow Pass with Jonathan, of Ascending Path, during a recent vacation to the Girdwood area. The hike passed through a variety of beautiful scenery - from a forest, to alpine meadows, past an abandoned mine, and...More

Thank Ron F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WOW, WOW, WOW! I can't say enough good things about this tour. My friend and I had the experience of a lifetime doing the Spencer Glacier climbing tour. From the scenic train ride to start the day off, to the kayaking to the glacier itself,...More

Thank Corey S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the best thing we did in Alaska, and one of the top two I've ever done. Our guide Emily was great, and made sure I saw an ice cave. She was very knowledgeable about glaciers, and made sure we were safe. Always wanted...More

Thank gmdm1977
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did Alpine Hike in July 2017. We had booked this activity on the first day of arrival in Alaska and our flight got delayed. So I emailed them requesting to reschedule, and they gladly did it. I am so happy they did it, because...More

Thank Janram_travel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the option of taking the morning tour, starting at 7am and getting back to Girdwood at 6pm. If it's available, I recommend it. This option gives you an extra 2 hours on the glacier. Overall the day was a highlight of our trip....More

Thank bethtomdive
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