PERFECTING THE ART OF ADVENTURE IN ALASKA AND OPERATING WORLD-WIDE SINCE 1995
Visit and experience a unique Alaskan wilderness on our authentic glacier adventures. Within an hour of Anchorage we can have you on a glacier, and enjoying real Alaska on a spectacular guided hike. An amazing train ride gets us to the Spencer Whistle Stop which offers excellent Iceberg viewing and Glacier hiking. Your family can even paddle a Tandem Sea Kayak past icebergs to climb on the Spencer Glacier itself.
Ascending Path strongly recommends that you consider purchasing trip insurance in the event of weather, illness or any other emergency, which delays or prevents you from reaching your destination during your trip. Take this time to review our Cancellation Policy to determine where additional coverage might be applicable to your situation. We recommend clients to purchase trip insurance: Insure My Trip or Travel Guard.
YES! Folks arriving Whittier by cruise ship can catch the 12:45pm Glacier Discovery train (Alaska Railroad) from Whittier to Portage. This applies to our Spencer Glacier hikes and Iceberg viewing Hikes. You will need to book directly with AP so we can arrange the oneway rail tickets needed to get you back to Anchorage or Girdwood that evening.
All trips: Wear/bring comfortable warm synthetic clothes dressing in layers: mid-weight long sleeved long john top and pants, Patagonia Simul Alpine Pants (or similar), fleece jacket, rain jacket, rain pants, lightweight fleece gloves, wool/fleece hat, sunglasses, ball cap, hiking boots or trail sneakers. Cotton clothes are NOT recommended! Bring a small backpack for layers, water bottle and binoculars, don't forget your camera!
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