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  • 5 star ratingAmazing! Hard! ...and would definitely do it again! #SisterTrip2020 My sister and I did the Glacier and Tundra 4 night/5 day backpacking trip *girls only* with Kelly as our guide in August, 2020... read more

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    KcMae1
    11/14/2020

    5 star ratingGreat way to see Wrangell St Elias! During our stay in McCarthy, we took 3 tours with Wrangell St. Elis Guides. I will outline them below.

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    Garfieldluvr
    9/16/2020

    5 star ratingExcellent Guiding I have used this guide service four times. Each time has been better than the last. The guides are friendly, knowledgeable, and very... read more

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    10cherylk
    9/08/2020
  • 5 star ratingHigh Pass Odyssey 6 day We did the high pass odyssey in 6 days. Exceeded every expectation. Harrison was all time. The food was unreal. The sights were truly breathtaking.... read more

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    Bmjansma
    9/06/2020

    5 star ratingPhenomenal way to see Alaska St. Elias National Park is spectacular, and this was a fantastic group to lead our exploration of it! From the first point of contact to... read more

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    sparker14
    9/05/2020

    5 star ratingAmazing experience Ice climbing with guide Bryce was one of my highlight experiences in 2 months in Alaska. Thanks so much

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    erikrZ4601DS
    8/31/2020
  • 5 star ratingAmazing Glacier Hike and Ice Climb Experience Tristan is an amazing guide. He knew the glaciers and mountain like the back of his hand. Completely trusted him with guiding my family and... read more

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    threestripes33
    8/31/2020

    5 star ratingAlaskan highlight Fantastic outfit! I did the full day glacier hike and it was incredible. Walking with crampons was a joy and our guide introduced us to... read more

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    Matthews-ec
    8/21/2020

    5 star ratingHalf-day Glacier & Mine Tour The half-day Glacier hike and mine tour were so amazing! The glacier is incredible and even though it's possible to hike it on your own,... read more

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    Tara M
    8/18/2020
  • 5 star ratingHalf day glacier and ice climbing St. Elias Alpine Guides are absolutely amazing! We did an afternoon half day glacier hike on our second day in Kennecott. The experience was so... read more

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    740kaitline
    8/11/2020

    5 star ratingHistoric Bonanza Mine hike with great views in the end This hike was one of the best hikes we have ever done and we have done many challenging hikes throughout various national parks. The... read more

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    Mark S
    8/09/2020

    5 star ratingFantastic day! What a fabulous day on the Root Glacier. Merritt was super friendly, knowledgeable and fun. He worked hard and never missed a beat teaching these... read more

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    Portland3
    8/07/2020
  • 5 star ratingAwesome full day glacier hike Amazing glacier hike today. Bryce was an awesome guide. Great sense of humor but also kept us safe and let us help plan... read more

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    Miscleo
    8/04/2020

    5 star ratingAmazing day! We did the half day glacier hike. It was terrific. The glacier is stunning and we were able to explore lots of it.... read more

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    DMH_in_NH
    8/04/2020

    5 star ratingPrivate Kennecott Glacier Tour Can't plan the weather and boy did it rain ... but our guide, Gus was great. Booked a private all day glacier tour so... read more

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    N4811EQellen
    8/03/2020
  • 5 star ratingOutstanding Employees !!! Gus and Harrison are top notch. Great job taking care of Carolina and I and making sure we got the tour we wanted. And thanks... read more

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    JerryT127
    8/01/2020

    5 star ratingIce climbing birthday adventure We had an amazing ice climbing adventure. Our guide was outstanding, patient and talented. This was a surprise for my sweethearts 48th birthday and everyone... read more

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    503brandier
    7/28/2020

    5 star ratingFantastic I had the pleasure of utilizing St. Elias Alpine guides over a 6 day period, which would not have been the same experience without them.... read more

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    Jdog34567
    7/26/2020

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