• “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

  • “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

  • “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

  • “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

  • “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

  • “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

“I've seen several glaciers from trains, buses and boats; but nothing compares to actually standing on one!” – Skip C., New York, NY

Special Programs

Multi-day courses, film work, weddings, educational adventures for youth groups – our expertise on the glacier is second to none. Go with the pros who work and play on the Matanuska every day.

Alaska Glacier Trekking

Glacier hiking is for virtually everyone! With proper equipment and an experienced guide, explore the hidden treasures of the Matanuska Glacier.

No experience needed for Glacier Hiking or Trekking

You'll use mountaineering crampons to literally "walk on water" as you explore the glacier with your guide.

Daily Trip Check In times at:
9:30 am, 11:30 am, 2:00 pm, 4:30 pm

Glacier Trekking Video

Check out our Adventure Combo Packages.

The Ice Fall Trek or Ice Climbing and the Zipline Adventure for a complete Glacier View experience...at a discount price. Why miss out? You can do all three exciting activities in one day or spend the night in Glacier View. More on Packages.

Ice Fall Trek

Our most popular trip, featuring the best accessible features of the glacier as well as getting up to a high point with great views of the the ice fall. Remember, our Guides are out there everyday and know where to go!

This is sure to be an unforgettable experience.

Cost:
Adults: $69
12 and Under $56

Groups of 6 or more: $56 each
Book as 6 ADULTS and enter 6PLUS in the Discount Code

Plus Glacier Access Fee

Duration: Approximately 3 hours.
Minimums: Age 8 years.

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Glacier Hike

This trip is a short intro to trekking on ice and the natural history of the Matanuska Glacier.

This is a great overview and photo opportunity for the family but it is very short and does not visit many of the best features of the glacier. If you are able to spend 3 hours or so hiking at a leisurely pace, consider the Ice Fall Trek for a more complete glacier experience.

Cost:
Adults: $45
12 and Under $40

Plus Glacier Access Fee
2 person minimum.

Duration: Approximately 1.5 hours.
Minimums:Age 6 years and shoe size Children's 13.

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More Details

We Provide: Mountaineering crampons, helmet and trekking pole.

You Bring: Hiking Boots, a day pack, sunglasses, sunscreen, clothing layers and rain gear. Long pants (no shorts) are required.

Hiking boots that come up over the ankle are perfect for our treks and hikes. Our crampons can fit sizes from children's size 13 through adult size Men's 14. We have boots available for complimentary loan.

We cannot take children in arms or backpacks on any of our trips.

Which trip is right for you?

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Multi-sport Adventures

Exposure Alaska Join our partners at Exposure Alaska and you can combine ice climbing with other great adventures in the Matanuska Valley and beyond.

Raft the exciting Matanuska River, explore the glacier and hike high in the Talkeetna mountains all in just three days. Or plan a week or so and get the most out of your Alaska trip with sea kayaking, backpacking, climbing and more. Our expertise Book Adventurecan help you fit the most adventure possible into your valuable vacation time.