Plan your Matanuska Glacier visit
Ziplines. Our two ziplines (the Nitro and the G2) are a thrill you won’t forget! Just about anyone who can take a quick nature hike and climb the stairs to the top of the tower can ride the zipline down.
Ice Climbing. An excellent trip for the adventurous. While a certain level of fitness and agility is needed, no experience is necessary; this sport relies as much on technique as is does on strength. Our climbing trips are rigged as “top rope,” which means that if you can’t complete a climb, you will not fall behind the rest of the group.
Ice Fall Trek. Our most popular and best value for trekking. If you are able to walk at a very moderate pace for 3 hours or so, this is the trip for you. The Advanced Trek is your opportunity to go further and faster in a smaller group. Your Guide will “tie you in” using a harness and rope system to allow you to get a closer look at crevasses, moulins and other exciting features. This trip involves some scrambling over steep terrain but does not include climbing. More on the Advanced Trek.
Should you Trek or Climb? Trekking and Ice Climbing happen on the same glacier, but often follow different routes. Climbers will see many of the great glacier features and have the opportunity to take photos on the hike to the climbing areas.
All trekking and climbing trips travel on uneven ice and rock terrain with moderate ups and downs. We take plenty of breaks for photos and learning about the glacier.
All participants on our trips must follow our procedures and sign a waiver. Only parents or legal guardians may sign for minors. You may preview this document by clicking here.
We do not take infants on any of our trips under any conditions..backpacks, strollers, or carried in arms.
Please call us in advance if pregnant.