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St. Elias Alpine Guides

McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99588
+1 888-933-5427
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Root Glacier hike was the best day ever

My husband and I did the full day hike to Root Glacier and it was a highlight of our honeymoon... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Shelly D

SEAG is an amazing company! My trip with them included a bush plane flight, glacier crossings... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Emma C
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Explore Alaska's largest national park with the local experts, based in Wrangell-St. Elias since 1978. We offer half and full-day glacier hikes, ice-climbing, alpine hikes, fly-in hikes and rafting. We also feature wilderness adventures such as trekking, backpacking, rafting, skiing and mountaineering courses & expeditions. Our professional, personable guides love to share their in-depth knowledge of this magnificent wilderness!
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McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99588
+1 888-933-5427
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I did the full day hike to Root Glacier and it was a highlight of our honeymoon. Daniel was our guide and he was awesome! It was his birthday. We went out with him and another man, who was in his 60s...More

Thank Shelly D
Reviewed 5 November 2017

SEAG is an amazing company! My trip with them included a bush plane flight, glacier crossings, beautiful scenery and wildlife galore. The guides were extremely knowledgeable and made the trip so fun. I would definitely go on another trip with them. The owners, Gaia, Wayne...More

Thank Emma C
Reviewed 18 October 2017

This 8 day backpacking trip, "Journey to Oz," featured great views from our campsites, stunning terrain, adventure, and ample time for relaxation and enjoying the view. Hiking on the glaciers was super cool. My guide was fantastic: friendly, enthusiastic, and did a great job matching...More

Thank Steven B
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I paid for a one-on-one guided overnight glacier trip (in the summer of 2016 but I forgot to write my review). Words couldn't do justice to what I experienced, so I'll try to keep this concise. Cody Simmons was my guide and on the first...More

Thank Cjackiw
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We booked a half day Root Glacier Hike for two people with St. Elias Alpine Guides on first week September. It starts at 12:30 h on the east side of the Kennicott River Footbridge. You can park your car for free in their visitor´s center...More

Thank Alvaro74
Reviewed 19 September 2017

This place is well worth the trip. A small part of Alaska that only 20000 people visit per year. Our guide Benny, was very knowledgeable and informative, whilst out hiking he was aware of surrounding and made sure the group was comfortable at all times....More

Thank Michaela B
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Whilst in the Glennallen area working (UK based) I wanted to do an amazingly scenic hike, see something different and make max use of a free Saturday. Great hike. Brilliant guide. Great value. Guide had loads of useful mine info. Worth the 4am start. Highly...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We had a guide from St.Elias Alpine guides for a tour at the root glaicer near Kennicott, Wrangell - St.Elias national park. The guide was a student in summer vacation. She was very freindly, explained us on the nature while we were walking to the...More

Thank ghela
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Our guide was a mine of information regarding the history of McCarthy, the fascinating Kennicott historical copper mine and the immense Root Glacier. We spent a wonderful few hours there - can't recommend St Elias Alpine Guides highly enough.

Thank NickyFitzKenya
Reviewed 5 September 2017

The Glacier and Tundra 5-day backpacking trip is a world-class adventure that is hard to rival. As a traveler who has hiked in 45+ US national parks and visited Wrangell St. Elias three times, this trip really takes the cake. So much time exploring the...More

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