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Alaska Backpacking Trips

This shows all of our guided backpacking trips for the coming season. If you are only interested in a particular Alaskan park, see our pages for Wrangell-St.Elias National Park, Lake Clark National Park, Gates of the Arctic, Denali State Park and the Talkeetna Mountains High Country.

We offer treks for people of all ages, experience and ability. From easier, base camp style trips to rugged and challenging point-to-point backpacking trips. Some treks appear under multiple headings because they can be done as an easier or more challenging trip depending on the group. Click on a thumbnail to see a trip detail page.

Easier Backpacking, Base Camp and Family Trips

Good for all ages and abilities, families with small children, first time campers, or those wanting an easygoing trip.

Iceberg Lake

Base Camp/Loop

Iceberg Lake Loop/Base Camp Trek

5 days trekking

7 days total including travel

Stunning terrain, glacier hiking, ridge walks, alpine lakes, moderate scramble summits.

$1595.00/person » see details

Steamboat Hills

Base Camp/Loop

Steamboat Hills

5 days trekking

7 days total including travel

Alpine lakes nestled amid rolling tundra, easier terrain make it a great family route.

$1,695.00/person » see details

Fan Glacier

Base Camp

Fan Glacier Basecamp

4 days trekking

6 days total including travel

Day hikes on the Fan Glacier and alpine ridges with stunning views.

$1,495.00/person » see details
Moderate Backpacking Trips

Anyone in good condition will do well on these routes.

Donoho Glacier Trek

Backpacking

Donoho Lakes Glacier Trek

5 days trekking

7 days TL, including travel

Glacier exploration and jaw-dropping, in-your-face views of the Wrangells.

$955.00/person » see details

Iceberg Lake

Base Camp/Loop

Iceberg Lake Loop/Base Camp Trek

5 days trekking

7 days total including travel

Stunning terrain, glacier hiking, ridge walks, alpine lakes, moderate scramble summits.

$1595.00/person » see details

Steamboat Hills

Base Camp/Loop

Steamboat Hills

5 days trekking

7 days total including travel

Alpine lakes nestled amid rolling tundra, easier terrain make it a great family route.

$1,695.00/person » see details

Skolai Pass

Base Camp/Loop

Skolai Pass Loop Trek

5 days

7 days total including travel

Dramatic peaks, hanging glaciers and great wildlife spotting including Dahl sheep and caribou.

$1,595.00/person » see details

Twin Lakes Ramble

Backpacking

Twin Lakes Summit Ramble

7 days trekking

7 days total including travel

Wide-open itinerary, exploration, ridge-lines and moderate summit hikes

$3250.00/person » see details

Kesugi Ridge

Backpacking

Kesugi Ridge

5 days trekking

5 days total including travel

Shorter, closer to Anchorage and ridge walk with awesome Denali views!

$1425.00/person » see details

Talkeetna Mts. Alpine

Backpacking

Talkeetna  Mountains High Country

5 Days

5 days total including travel

Moderate terrain, easy logistics, departs out of Anchorage, reasonable cost and total solitude!

$1855.00/person » see details

Easter Creek

Backpacking

Easter Creek - Brooks Range

6 Days

7 days total, 6 days backcountry

Enjoy truly remote solitude in the Brooks Range on a more moderate route.

$3450.00/person » see details
More Challenging Backpacking Trips

Best for those with some backpacking experience. You should be in good shape and up for some challenges along the way.

Seven Pass

Backpacking

Seven Pass Route (Iceberg to Bremner)

8 days trekking

10 days total including travel

Fantastic variety of terrain: glaciers to verdant valleys to high lonesome passes.

$2,395.00/person » see details

Pyramid Peak

Backpacking

Pyramid Peak Traverse

7 days trekking

9 days total including travel

Remote adventure with amazing ridge walks, views of University range and gold mining history.

$2,255.00/person » see details

The Goat Trail

Backpacking

Goat Trail (Skolai Pass to Wolverine)

7 days trekking

9 days total including travel

Unique high country route with amazing views, waterfalls, hanging glaciers and Dall sheep.

$2,195.00/person » see details

Arrigetch Pks - Gates of the Arctic

Backpacking

Arrigetch Peaks - Gates of the Arctic

8 days trekking

9 days total including travel

Explore one of the most stunning spots in Alaska's Brooks range. The Arrigetch Peaks will leave a lasting impression.

$3795.00/person » see details

Lake Clark Alpine

Backpacking

Lake Clark N.P. - Turquoise Lake High Country Trek

8 days trekking

8 days total including travel

High alpine route through lake country - tundra hiking, dall sheep and fishing.

$3,550.00/person » see details

Twin Lakes Ramble

Backpacking

Twin Lakes Summit Ramble

7 days trekking

7 days total including travel

Wide-open itinerary, exploration, ridge-lines and moderate summit hikes

$3250.00/person » see details
Extremely Challenging Treks

Experience is required and you need to be ready for a very serious challenge.

Wrangell/Skyscraper

Backpacking

Mt. Wrangell/Skyscraper Traverse

10 days trekking

12 days total including travel

Ultimate adventure - most stunning, remote and challenging terrain in the park.

$3,355.00/person » see details
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