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Private Glacier Hike & Ice Climb

MendenhallDuration: 7.5 Hours

Description: Enjoy the glacier with just your group and a private guide. Private trips cater to your pace, ability and interests. If you are interested in spending more time trekking on the glacier or want to try ice climbing with a rope, then a private trip is for
you!
Your trip begins with a three and a half mile trail hike through the rainforest along Mendenhall Lake. The first mile of the trail is well maintained and goes through forests with a few switchbacks, while the remaining two and a half miles of the trail are very off the beaten path, and requires hiking on bedrock with rock scrambling on steep sections.
Once you reach the glacier, you will be outfitted in trekking gear. You can choose to spend your time trekking on the glacier looking at stunning glacial formations and/or trying ice climbing with a rope or rappelling on more vertical terrain. On private trips, it's really up to you!


Important Notes:
Our private glacier trips cater to all ages and abilities, however, particpants must be in good enough shape to hike for up to 6-6.5 hours, covering about 8 miles roundtrip. The hike to the glacier is challenging, and particpants need to be in very good physical condition. All clients will need to hike with a backpack the entire way on this trip. We provide the backpack and it weighs approximately 10-15 pounds and holds mountaineering gear, snacks/water, and extra clothing that you bring. The first mile of the trail is well maintained and goes through forests with a few switchbacks. The remaining two and half miles of the trail are very off the beaten path and requires hiking on bedrock with rock scrambling on steep sections. It's important to have sturdy hiking boots that provide good ankle support while hiking on the rocky terrain. For an average fit group, it takes about two hours to hike to the glacier.

Price:

1 person: $525 per person (includes tax)
2 people: $341.25 per person (includes tax)
3-4 people: $288.75 per person (includes tax)
5-6 people: $262.50 per person (includes tax)
7-9 people: $210 per person (includes tax)
10 or more people: $198.45 per person (regular retail rate of trip – includes tax)