EXIT GLACIER OVERNIGHT ADVENTURE

Camp Next to a Glacier in the backcountry of Kenai Fjords National Park

Discover this backcountry glacier environment in Kenai Fjords National Park

In the wilderness is where memories are made… Whether it’s the exhilarating rush as you look over the edge of a bottomless crevasse, the fresh mountain air that fills your lungs, or the sense of wonder gazing across the glaciated landscape. With a friendly, local guide and two days to immerse yourself in unrivaled natural beauty, you’ll smell the earthy alder of our boreal forests, feel the cool breeze on your face from the Harding Icefield, and have plenty of time to slow down to soak it all in…

Exit Glacier Overnight Adventure

From: $797 per person

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PLEASE NOTE: This tour regularly sells out… We highly recommend booking as soon as possible to avoid missing out!

Tour Details

Price

$797 per person, plus tax

Duration

2 Days / 1 Night

Meeting/End Location

11724 Seward Hwy, Suite A, Seward, AK 99664
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Max Group Size

5 guests / guide

Ages

Minimum age requirement of 10 years old 

Tour Location

Kenai Fjords National Park

Highlights

  • Exhilarating 2-day backcountry experience in the backcountry of Kenai Fjords National Park
  • Two full-days of glacier hiking, with overnight tent camping in between
  • Discover interesting stories, local history and learn about glaciology from your friendly guide
  • Stunning glacier environment, serene landscapes, and fresh mountain air

Difficulty

  • This tour is rated as Strenuous (to Extreme)

What’s Included

  • Accommodations – 1 night tent camping
  • Professional Mountaineering Guides
  • Ground transport from Seward to Kenai Fjords National Park
  • Glacier trekking equipment – crampons, helmet, harness, and trekking poles
  • Expedition tents and gathering tent
  • Sleeping bag, sleeping pad, and pillow
  • All meals
  • Eating utensils, food bowl/plate, and hot drink mug
  • Water filtration and storage equipment
  • Beverages – water, tea, coffee, hot cocoa, apple cider, lemonade
  • Guides prepare and cook all meals
  • Packing list

What’s Not Included

  • Gratuities for your guide

Important Notes

  • Please arrive 60 minutes early to check-in and get set up
  • There are no bathrooms in the backcountry, so bathroom breaks are done nature-style
  • You must be able to walk on uneven, soft, steep, rocking, and slippery terrain for up to 3-5+ miles per day
  • Under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult

What to Bring

  • Bring snacks, and a water bottle (water can be filled at our camp)
  • Backpack size 40-60 liters (rental packs available at checkout)
  • Sturdy well broken-in hiking boots or hiking shoes
  • Waterproof rain jacket & rain pants required
  • Bring layers, dress for current weather conditions
  • Camera, sunglasses, sunscreen, and any personal items
  • Cash or Venmo for guide gratuities (recommended)

Cancellation Policy

  • Free Cancellation up to 30 days in advance 
  • Tours run rain or shine

Important…

While we do accept last-minute bookings, our tours regularly sell out. To get your preferred choice and to avoid missing out, we highly recommend booking as soon as possible. 

Tour Overview

In the wilderness is where memories are made… Whether it’s the exhilarating rush as you look over the edge of a bottomless crevasse, the fresh mountain air that fills your lungs, or the sense of wonder gazing across the glaciated landscape. With a friendly, local guide and two days to immerse yourself in unrivaled natural beauty, you’ll smell the earthy alder of our boreal forests, feel the cool breeze on your face from the Harding Icefield, and have plenty of time to slow down to soak it all in…

Small Groups & Cozy Camps

In contrast to crowded tours in Alaska, our backcountry camps are comfortable, and limited to 5 guests per guide. Bottom line? A more intimate experience with everything from glaciers to amazing vistas.

See What Most Are Missing

While the majority of visitors stay on the pavement and pathways, you’ll get to experience the picturesque backcountry, an array of wildlife, and stunning vistas completely inaccessible by car.

Award-Winning Guides

Beyond the jaw-dropping scenery, your experienced and friendly guide will share stories, local history, glaciology, and answer any questions you have throughout the tour.

For Visitors & Locals Alike

Whether you’re here for the first time, hosting visitors, or looking for a family-friendly adventure, our backcountry adventures are fun, thrilling, and offer unforgettable experiences of our beautiful backyard.

Itinerary

DAY 1:

  • 7:00am check-in and get set up at our Seward office
  • Breakfast items and beverages
  • 9:00am transport to the Kenai Fjords National Park trailhead
  • Hike up the mountain, hike on the glacier – lunch on the glacier
  • Set up camp and get situated
  • Head back out on the glacier for more ice hiking
  • Hike back to camp for dinner and revelry

DAY 2:

  • Coffee is up at 6:15am
  • Breakfast in the gathering tent 7-8am
  • Pack up camp, more glacier hiking
  • Hike across the glacier and back down the mountain, lunch in the tundra or on the trail
  • 3-4pm transport back to Seward, arrival ~5pm
*The accompanying itinerary is the schedule we intend to follow. However, this is Alaska, and our trips may deviate as written on this page or in any documentation we publish. This can be as a result of weather conditions, group preference, safety considerations, or unforeseeable circumstances. Therefore expect the unexpected, and prepare to be flexible. 

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What Our Guests Are Saying

Heston Williams
Heston Williams
2022-09-26
I really enjoyed my experience with KBA. The guide was very professional and went way beyond what I would have expected. Office staff were very courteous as well. 5/5. Thanks!
Anna Heard
Anna Heard
2022-09-21
We had the best rune on the Exit glacier hike! The guide was informative, considerate of group dynamics, a.d eager to show us as many cool glacier features as possible! Definitely one of the coolest things I have ever done.
Danielle Stanley
Danielle Stanley
2022-09-18
What an amazing experience. The hike was long and strenuous, but if you have hiking experience and endurance, it’s very doable. There are great views of the glacier along the hike and views of the trees and mountains. I was there in time to see the leaves turn orange/yellow. Brandon was a phenomenal tour guide. He was knowledgeable about the trees/plants and the wildlife and answered all the questions the group had. And he was great at spotting bears and goats in the mountains. Being on the glacier was an incredible experience. I was lucky enough to have a fearless group so we went all over the glacier and took countless pictures. Brandon was nice enough to take a group photo to remember the occasion. Definitely recommend the tour!!
Mel Meleney
Mel Meleney
2022-09-17
I had a great experience hiking on Exit Glacier! Our guide, Brandon, was awesome. I would book another trip through this company again.
Songchun Fan
Songchun Fan
2022-09-03
We had an awesome day on the Exit Glacier with our guide Brandon. He was very knowledgeable, telling us so many fun facts about the berries, animals and glaciers. He took us to multiple amazing spots on the glacier hike -- moulins, crevasses, waterfalls -- wonders of nature that we've never seen before. It was a truly magical experience. We strongly recommend him and the KBA!
Jared Woollacott
Jared Woollacott
2022-08-27
KBA put together an incredible trip packrafting around and downstream from a stunning glacier in the Alaskan range SW of Anchorage. Our guides, Kyle and Brandon, were super knowledgeable, personable, and adaptive to both the weather conditions and our group's needs. I'd travel with them again in a heartbeat -- thank you!

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