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Tour Highlights:

Day hikes in a wide variety of terrain  - ranging from trail-less tundra and alpine lakes to mountain ridges and temperate rainforest 

Wildlife and Natural History Bus Tour in Denali National Park

Alaska State Ferry trip across Prince William Sound

Camping on our own private and special properties

Two nights on our property with views of Mt. McKinley

Three days and two nights in Wrangell-St.Elias National Park.  Our campsite is located on a glacial creek.

One night at our campsite on a bluff overlooking the mighty Copper River

Opportunities for optional Mt. McKinley and Wrangell-St. Elias flightseeing excursions, glacier hiking at Matanuska Glacier, ice climbing in Kennicott

              Complete Itinerary PDF File


Tour  Price and 2014 Dates:

Trip Code

Dates

Comments
7P1  June 8 - June 14  
7P2  June 23 - June 29  
7P3  July 9 - July 15  
7P4  July 21 - July 27  
7P5  Aug 3 - Aug 9  


Cost per person: $2195

Group Size:  Maximum of 8

 


 

Abbreviated Itinerary:

Day 1     Anchorage-Denali: travel north towards Denali National Park; afternoon hike in the Alaska Range near Denali State Park; private camp overlooking Jack River; evening tundra exploration along river

Day 2     Denali National Park: full day natural history and wildlife tour into the center of the park; late afternoon hike in the neighborhood; back to Jack River camp

Day 3     Denali - Meier's Lake: traverse spectacular Denali Highway (gravel); hike alpine ridge of Maclaren Summit; hike to Gulkana Glacier (swinging bridge!); overnight south of Paxson at the Meier's Lake Roadhouse (cabins)

Day 4     Meier's Lake - McCarthy: leave Alaska Range and head to the heart of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park; cross Kennicott River to reach private riverside camp; PM hike over glacial terminal moraine; explore McCarthy

Day 5     McCarthy - Kennicott: travel four miles to abandoned town/mine of Kennicott; exploration; hike to the Root Glacier and onto face; lunch on glacier; dinner in McCarthy; evening hike w/flightseeing optl.; river camp

Day 6     McCarthy - Valdez: morning open for hiking or just plain relaxation, or, conditions permitting, optional flightseeing or river rafting; late afternoon park departure to cross alpine beauty of Thompson Pass, descending to Valdez on Prince William Sound; overnight B & B

Day 7     Valdez - Whittier - Anchorage: board ferry for incomparably scenic trip across Prince William Sound for: mountains, marine life, and yes, more glaciers; arrive Whittier for trip through mountain tunnels (America's longest); Seward Highway hugging Turnagain Arm to return to Anchorage

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