All of our tours meet in beautiful Glacier View, Alaska, on the Matanuska Glacier, approximately 2 hours north east of Anchorage (see map). We do not provide transportation or pick ups in Anchorage. Most of our visitors rent a car to join us. If you do not have a car, there are virtually no public transportation options to our area. But Planet Earth Adventures provides a tour package from Anchorage that includes our popular Ice Fall Trek. https://www.discoverak.com/matanuska-glacier-icefall-trek
Ice Fall Trek:
Our most popular guided Matanuska Glacier tour! If you are able to walk at a very moderate pace for 3 hours or so, this is the trip for you. Take the guesswork out of your glacier experience with our well trained and professional glacier guides. With multiple time slots per day, our Ice Fall Trek fits well into any Alaska vacation.
Since 1999, we’ve helped thousands of visitors explore the Matanuska Glacier on our Ice Fall Trek.
This trip is appropriate for adventurous travelers seeking a full day of glacial exploration. Our experienced guides will take you to a remote area of the glacier and use a variety of rope and anchor systems to safely access some of the most spectacular features on the Matanuska Glacier! Features may include moulins, crevasses, and blue pools.
No previous glacier experience required, although a moderate level of fitness is required.
Skip the hike and take a helicopter with the Heli Explorer.
A day of Ice Climbing with MICA Guides consists of a progression catered to the skills and endurance of the group. Our professional guides will teach you the basic skills needed to climb on moderate ice slopes, and then help you refine your climbing techniques to move towards more challenging and spectacular terrain throughout the day. No previous climbing experience is necessary, although a strong level of physical fitness is required. This trip is best suited for people looking for the most challenging and technical Matanuska Glacier experience.
Skip the hike and take a helicopter with the Ultimate Heli.
Let us help you experience Matanuska Glacier overnight. Have an unforgettable night out under the Alpenglow. Add in ice climbing or exploring the best features of the Matanuska for the Ultimate Alaska glacier experience.
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.
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 and learn much more about our risk management at Your Safety on the Matanuska Glacier.