Alaska May 19, 2019
Everyone Should Experience This Incredible Camping Trip On An Alaskan Glacier
With all of the adventures to be had in Alaska, one stands out for your summer bucket list. This is an incredible exploration of the rugged side of Alaska, paired with a touch of comfort. Camping on a glacier in the wilds of Alaska is an adventure that every person should experience!
Whether you're planning a trip as a tourist or local, one thing is for certain- this ultimate glacier overnight camping trip will not disappoint.
You start the incredible adventure by taking the Alaska Railroad. You take that awesome train all the way to the Spencer Whistle Stop.
You then are whisked away to sea kayaks to try your hand at Spencer Lake.
After some paddling instruction, you head across the lake to check out the huge chunks of ancient ice. Explore the icebergs floating past as you kayak around the lake.
After the exhilarating adventure on the lake you'll strap on your crampons.
Now's the time to head out with your guides on an incredible hike around the glacier. Explore ice caves, peer into the many crevasse you'll see, and fall in love with the icy wonderland around you.
Next you'll be helicoptered to the top of Spencer Glacier where your space tent is waiting for you.
This tent is large and well equipped. You can expect an incredible meal made all the better by the fact that you'll be enjoying it on a glacier!
Spend the next morning exploring to your choosing!
After a hearty, delicious breakfast, you can consider your options. There is some excellent ice climbing to be had, if you're feeling up to it!
This entire adventure concludes with an amazing helicopter ride back to civilization!
You can find out more about this trip of a lifetime by contacting Ascending Path Alaska. You can find them at their Address: 1000 Arlberg Avenue, Girdwood, Alaska. Or call them directly at 907-783-0505.
Have you been on an adventure like this before? What did you think? Let us know in the comments below!
If you’re staying in Girdwood after your backcountry adventure, check out
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