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Spencer glacier hike and kayak

Great day of kayaking in a lake full of icebergs and hiking on Spencer glacier. It was a cool and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
SWRWC
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Redwood City, California
Amazing and must do!!!

LOVED THIS ADVENTURE!! We did the glacier kayaking trip as part of our honeymoon!! Jonathan was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jen E
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Experience a unique and authentic wilderness adventure on your Alaskan vacation. Within an hour of Anchorage we can have you glacier hiking, rock and ice climbing and enjoying Alaska on a spectacular guided hike. Whether you're a first time hiker or experienced ski-mountaineer, have an entire day or just a few hours, we have a variety of day tour adventures for you. Let us share Alaska's glaciers, wilderness and wildlife at your pace. The many accessible and beautiful trails and glaciers in the Chugach Mountains, near Girdwood and Anchorage, provide a superb naturalist guided eco-adventure environment. Bring your family or friends out with our knowledgeable guides for a fun adventurous day truly experiencing Alaska! Great for families, no experience needed! We look forward to sharing your Alaskan Adventure with you!
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Girdwood, Anchorage, AK 99587
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great day of kayaking in a lake full of icebergs and hiking on Spencer glacier. It was a cool and windy day but we had a fantastic time. The guides are great and Dave practically held me over a moulin when I wanted to see...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

LOVED THIS ADVENTURE!! We did the glacier kayaking trip as part of our honeymoon!! Jonathan was beyond amazing. He was very friendly and informative. Highly recommend this company and tour guide!! They have water protective gear for you to wear so don't worry so much...More

Thank Jen E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ascending path was great to work with both in organizing our day and also as excellent instructors for rock climbing. We had a group of (12) 4-8th graders and the entire day went smoothly and our kids had a great time. it was truly one...More

Thank ern24mcneese
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did a guided nature hike with Jonathan of Ascending Path . It was a nice relaxed pace and Jonathan taught us a lot about the trees and signs of wildlife . We thoroughly enjoyed this walk . My only regret was that we did...More

Thank Liz M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the experience of a lifetime -- and the guide (Mitch) was fantastic! If you haven't walked on a glacier before, this is the way to experience it! Ascending Path did a terrific job. ---SK

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the trip of a lifetime with the Ascending Path team (mainly Matt and Mike) which involved kayaking, sleeping on the Spencer Glacier, and then a helicopter ride back to our hotel. Our trip involved the 6 of us (2 adults and 4 kids)....More

Thank Noreen H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I reached out to Ascending Path to inquire about their Glacier Hike with kayak approach. Our situation was a little different since we would be traveling with our son who has Down Syndrome. I informed them about our son's abilities and limitations and I wasn't...More

Thank Califcruisingmama
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great group of guides that know how to get the most out of everyone. Very safety conscious and was always looking out for our family. The kayaking and hiking on Spencer lake and glacier was the highlight of our trip. We couldn't have found a...More

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Heather S, Owner at Ascending Path, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are glad you had a great time and thanks for the awesome review.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had only one afternoon in Anchorage to do something with our daughters (8 yo) before we joined our scheduled tour group. I booked the Anchorage nature hike the morning of and they were beyond accommodating for my last minute request for a nature hiking...More

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Heather S, Owner at Ascending Path, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Yes, Todd is an amazing guide. He has been guiding for several decades in Alaska and knows his stuff! He was extremely flexible in taking you out the morning of your booking. Not a normal response as many days we are completely sold out and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ascending Path Rocks! We did the overnight kayak/glacier trip. Matt and Mike were our guides and they were amazing. They literally thought of everything! From toothbrushes to cheesecake to flowers on our dinner table, not one detail was overlooked! By staying overnight, we were able...More

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Heather S, Owner at Ascending Path, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so glad you had an amazing time on our glamping trip.

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