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Full Day Ice Climb

Full Day Worthington Glacier Ice Climb *UNAVAILABLE FOR THE 2016 SEASON*

Sea Kayaking Day Tours Alaska

An exciting day on the glaicer. Fill your day with a combination of hiking and ice climbing. This is a guided exploration of Worthington Glacier. Great scenery and exercise.

Trip Length

7-8 Hours
(2-3 hours hiking & 3 hours Climbing)

Price Includes

Guide Services
Basic Instruction
Crampons, Trekking poles, helmet
Rain Gear
Day pack
Van Transportation to the Glacier
Park Fees

Difficulty

Moderate/Difficult

Price

Adult: $149
Child $134.10 (13 and under)

Ice Climbing Itinerary:

Hour 1: Meet at Pangaea Adventures to get fitted into crampons. We take our van up to Worthington Glacier via Keystone Canyon and Thompson Pass.

Hour 2-3: Start from the parking area at Worthington Glacier State Park. A paved and dirt path leads to the toe of the glacier. Once at the glacier the guide will set up some ropes on an ice wall near by. After basic instruction, each guest will try their hand at climbing the vertical wall with the safety of the rope.

Hour 4: Since we keep snacks handy while climbing, we can pack up and go for a hike up the glacier. Some days we go to search out new climbing routes and other days we just hike to get some views.

Hour 5-6: We have more time in the afternoon to set up more ice climbing. We may return to the same wall, or challenge the group by lowing into a crevasse or moulon. Drop into the depths of the glacier and climb out with the ice tools and crampons.

Hour 7: Return to the van and relax as the van heads back over Thompson Pass and through Keystone Canyon back to Valdez. If we have time, we will stop for a photo opportunity of the waterfalls in Keystone Canyon. Rafters will get dropped of at Keystone Canyon for the one hour run down the river.

 

Note: Participants may arrange to meet at Worthington glacier with advance notice, otherwise, everyone should meet at the Pangaea Adventures shop in Valdez.

Offer June 10th - early September

 


Join Pangaea Adventures for sea kayaking tours in Alaska. Guided trips in Prince William Sound. Sea Kayak Day Tours to famous glaciers like Columbia Glacier. Sea Kayak Camping Tours in Alaska wilderness. Backpacking Wrangell St. Elias National Park. Glacier Day Hikes in the Chugach Mountains. Guided glacier hikes on Worthington Glacier. Water Taxi Valdez.