Seward Alaska's Premier Hiking and Climbing Guides

Come hike with the company that started it all in Seward!

We are a Seward based guiding and hiking company focused on providing affordable Alaskan Adventures on the mountains and glaciers of Alaska. We pioneered glacier guiding on the Kenai Peninsula and have the most experience to safely guide our clients onto the glaciers of Kenai Fjords National Park and the Chugach National Forest.

This season will be our 11th year guiding folks on Ice Hiking and Ice Climbing tours in Seward 

Our tours allow adventurous folks to ice climb and ice hike directly on the surface of the glacier. Our two playgrounds are Exit Glacier and Godwin Glacier, where we either hike in or approach by helicopter.  The helicopter tours allow folks to experience the ice on their terms, either hard charging or more laid back, easy going.  

Recently ranked as #8 of top 10 Adventure Tours in the world by Trip Advisor

We also offer an inexpensive ride to Exit Glacier from Seward via an hourly, eco-friendly $10 shuttle. The rangers at the park offer free tours of the lower area 3 times a day. Feel free to check out our tours, videos and reviews to see more of the Exit Glacier Guides experience.  , we think you'll find the Alaskan Adventures you're looking for. 

Why Choose Us?

Expertise

 We created glacier guiding in Seward over a decade ago, and guiding on glaciers is still our primary focus as a company. There are challenges inherent to glacier guiding in Alaska that only a company who has been doing this for a long time is prepared for. We never fly by the seat of our pants — we’ve spent years honing our trips to make them safe and fun for everyone.

Safety & Training

We get applicants from all over the world who want to work for us, and we choose the most talented to guide in our shop. We give weeks of intense training to both new, and returning guides at the beginning of every season, and new guides must progress through months, and sometimes years of shadowing more experienced guides before they lead trips on their own. 

We are literally the only guide shop in Seward that applies this much care and diligence to training our professional guides, and our perfect safety record since the day we opened 11 years ago shows that our unique approach is working. Glacier guiding is a hard job, and we give our guides all the tools necessary to ensure a safe — and ultimately – super fun adventure for every group. 

Our Guides

Practice makes Perfect

We give our guides mountains of training, and we have a really good time while we’re working. We’re proud of the talented individuals who guide for us, and many of them return to guide for us year after year. In fact, we have the highest guide return rate of any shop in Seward. This is a pretty cool little family, and we think you’ll have a great time experiencing Alaska with us.

  • Helicopter Assisted Glacier Hiking

    This trip is for those who are short on time, or for those who want a more private experience. Fly to a remote glacier and take in the surrounding environment without worrying about crowds. We are the only company with a permit to guide in this area, so you can be sure that this will be a small-group experience like no other.

  • Ice Climbing on Exit Glacier

    Experience Exit Glacier up close as we teach you the basics of Ice Climbing. No prior climbing experience is necessary, and we have climbs that suit all ability levels. This is an athletic trip that provides adventurous travelers with the opportunity to be lowered safely into the belly of a crevasse where the ice is impossibly blue and the subtle sounds of the glacier can be fully appreciated.

The Adventure Chronicles

Wanna see what our guides are up to in the off season? Check out the latest posts from our adventurous, wandering professionals...

March 3, 2015 - 10:37pm

A recent trip to Valdez, AK was the moral booster I had been looking for.  In a winter much warmer than most, this has been the season to get creative and search a little harder for the things I love to do.  Minimal snow has kept the skis in the closet more than I care to admit, but... Read more...

Explore Our Tours

A short video about the company's unique approach to tourism. Narrated by the two people who started glacier hiking in Seward, this video features some amazing helicopter footage of the glaciers.... Full Video