Ascending Path - Guide Service
Since 1995, Ascending Path has been guiding people in the wilderness to see the ever changing glaciers of Alaska. In partnership with the Alaska Railroad, Ascending Path provides their most popular family friendly day tour, Iceberg Kayaking on Spencer Lake. It's the closest Iceberg Kayaking to Anchorage where you will kayak past iceberg giants on the secluded lake with your kayaking guide. Ride a train, sea kayak, see icebergs and a glacier up close all in one day! To walk on a remote glacier, Ascending Path also operates year-round guided helicopter glacier hikes and ice climbing on Spencer Glacier or Lake George Glacier departing from Girdwood or Anchorage. This tour allows several hours to hike with crampons with your world-class glacier guide to explore crevasses, ice caves, tubes, blue pools or try ice climbing. In summer only, try the EPIC tour or Ultimate Overnight Glamping-glacier camping; both tours ride a train, iceberg kayak and glacier hike or ice climb by helicopter. Glamping includes dining on crab legs and catered meals plus sleeping in plush cots in a 10-20 person sized expedition tent. Both tours have very limited space to maintain high quality. These trips check off so many Alaskan bucket list experiences in one trip-WOW!! Spring, Fall & Winter, Ascending Path can take you and your family out on guided nature hikes and snowshoeing in addition to helicopter glacier hikes and ice climbing departing from Girdwood. Ascending Path has a low client to guide ratio so you can experience all that the area has to offer without huge group sizes. As a boutique mom & pop, Alaskan owned and operated guide service, Ascending Path's award-winning eco day tour company continues to provide trips of a lifetime! Come out with Ascending Path guides to experience what Trip Advisor, the NY Times, CNN and Nat. Geo all have rated as one of the top guide services in Alaska. Book a trip today with Ascending Path to begin your true Alaskan Adventure!