Glacier hiking is for virtually everyone! With proper equipment and an experienced guide, explore the hidden treasures of the Matanuska Glacier. Book today and get codes for valuable discounts on our other activities!

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Reviews

  • “I’ve seen several glaciers from trains, buses and boats; but nothing compares to actually standing on one!”– SKIP C., NEW YORK, NY
  • “Just wanted to say that your service is THE ONLY smart way to see the glacier. Your guide Julie was just the perfect person for our group of diverse ages. We will definitely come back for ice climbing! ”– MIKE A., HOUSTON, TX

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What to Expect

  • 3 hours of Matanuska Glacier trekking
  • Guide narration of exciting glacial features and stunning views from a high point in the ice fall
  • Instruction on proper crampon walking techniques (crampons and helmets provided by MICA Guides)

Special Promotions

Book now and you’ll receive valuable promotional codes for the following:

Save 35% on the Extreme Zip Adventure

Save 20% on Luxury Camping

Save 20% on an ATV Tour

What to Bring

 

For the Ice Fall Trek we require you to have:

  • A small backpack with room for gear, if you don’t have one we have some available for you to use!
  • Long Pants
  • Hiking boots that come over the back of your ankle, if you don’t own a pair we have some available for your use!

Our recommendations on clothing and gear:

  • Quick dry clothing (not cotton) usually a good pair of hiking pants works great, ski pants and jackets are not necessary
  • Rain gear, even if it isn’t raining
  • Liner gloves
  • Long synthetic or wool socks
  • Extra warm layers
  • Snacks and water
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera

What NOT to bring:

  • Bear Spray
  • Fire Arms
  • Alcohol

Explore the Matanuska Glacier

Use our mountaineering crampons to literally “walk on water” as you hike the glacier with a professional guide that’s out there every day.

Our Ice Fall Trek features close-up views of the best accessible features of the glacier including crevasses, seracs and unique ice formations, as well as a high point with views of the beautiful ice fall.

No experience needed. Minimum age: 8 years. (Call to inquire about a Private Trek, with a minimum age of 6).

*Our Ice Fall Trek fee does not include the Glacier Park Access Fee, which must be paid upon Check In at the MICA Base. The current fee is $25 per person but is subject to change; we have no control over this access fee.*

Looking for more?  Consider our Advanced Trek.  

Receive a coupon for 35% off our Extreme Zip Adventure after purchase!

Need Transportation to the Matanuska Glacier? We recommend Planet Earth Adventures for a great package deal. (There is no public transportation to the glacier.)

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