Category Archives: Spotlight on Adventure

2017 Season Photo Collage

As we wrap up our 2017 season, we just wanted to extend everyone a big thank you for making it possible. This season was full of new friendships, adventure, some Type II fun (just a little!), and lots of fantastic memories. … Continue reading

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Returning Client Spotlight – Amy G.

For the next article featuring our returning clients, we’d like to rave about Amy. An experienced backpacker, Amy has been coming up to the Wrangells since 2010, and continues to be drawn back to its remote alpine beauty. She enjoys … Continue reading

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New Guide Training – Iceberg Hopping

It’s the beginning of summer, which means it’s time for our new guides to complete their training. Our rigorous training program lasts several weeks, and covers everything from local/mining history to glacier travel and physical training. To train in agility, … Continue reading

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SEAG Team Summits University Peak!

This May, SEAG sent a team of 3 climbers to attempt the rugged North Ridge of University Peak. Remote and rarely climbed, University Peak stands in the St. Elias Range, just south of Mt. Bona. At 14,470ft high, University Peak … Continue reading

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The Largest National Park You’ve Never Heard Of

…wait – that’s US! We ran across a fun article describing our favorite place on earth – Wrangell-St. Elias National Park of course! Although the article was written last year (it takes a while for news to make it all … Continue reading

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Returning Client Spotlight – Ben and Ed

For the next article about our amazing clients who come back year after year, we’re excited to highlight mountaineering clients Ben and Ed! Originally meeting each other on a mountaineering trip in the Wrangells, they have continued to come back … Continue reading

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Alaska Ski Mountaineering Video

Ever wonder what happens on our ski mountaineering trips? Well, here’s a sweet video created by Turner, who participated in last year’s Spring Ski Mountaineering Course with his family. With a video camera strapped to his helmet (and sometimes on … Continue reading

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Returning Client Spotlight – Brian and River

As we look back on the 2016 summer season, we were pleased to see so many familiar faces on our backcountry trips this year. While it’s not uncommon for the Wrangells to leave you thirsting for more, this year we … Continue reading

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2016 Season Photo Collage

As September progresses, both the temperatures and the leaves are falling, and St. Elias Alpine Guides and Copper Oar Rafting are wrapping up a fun-filled 2016 season. Tomorrow marks our last day of operation for the year, and it’s time … Continue reading

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Glacier and Tundra Backpacking!

We’d like to take a minute to share some excitement about our Glacier and Tundra backpacking trip. Combining a bush plane flight, travel over glaciers and tundra (hence the name), and stunning views of the Kennicott Valley, this trip epitomizes … Continue reading

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