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Matanuska Glacier Hike and Float

Matanuska Glacier Hike and Float

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 2 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 12 people
Destination(s): Alaska  
Specialty Categories: Glacier Tours   Canoeing/Kayaking/Rafting  
Season: June - September
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 275 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 275 US Dollar (USD)

Spend the morning hiking the Matanuska Glacier, enjoying the unique ice formations and vivid blue pools. Then board the raft for a float down a less traveled stretch of the Matanuska River. Camp on the wild side of the river in the shadow of the Chugach Mountains. Look for wolf and bear tracks along the beach while your guide prepares a hearty Alaskan meal. Continue down river the following day and watch for Dall sheep or take a hike up one of the side drainages.

Your Itinerary

Day 1:
Enjoy the Ice Fall Trek. A 3 hour trek taking you to a high point on the glacier overlooking crevasses, seracs, blue pools and incredible ice formations. After lunch you board your raft for a float down the Matanuska River. This scenic stretch of river has some fun class II and III rapids. Enjoy a splendid campfire dinner and settle in for the midnight sun.
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Day 2:
The second day, the river is a mild float and provides for beautiful scenery, wildlife spotting and hiking opportunities.
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Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

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