Helicopter Glacier Base Camp

Helicopter Glacier Base Camp
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$1473
Duration: 2 days
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Description

The Helicopter Glacier Base Camp is the unique opportunity to not only visit a glacier but to spend the night on one! Don't worry though - we will make sure you stay warm! Your adventure begins with a thrilling helicopter ride to the edge of the glacier.  Once you set up camp you will spend the day exploring the glacier area including: ice caves, tunnels, streams, rock formations, waterfalls, moulins, and crevasses and those are just a few of the features encountered in this remote wilderness area. Sleep in Space Dome tents that night including the finest cold weather gear, hot drinks, and great food.

  • Day 1:  Your adventure begins with trip orientation & outfitting before lifting off for a thrilling helicopter ride to the glacier.  After setting up camp you will become acquainted with your surroundings through in-depth discussions and exploration at your desired pace.  As evening approaches you will trek back to camp where you will enjoy a delicious dinner while soaking in the immense beauty of the mountains, cascading waterfalls, and  glacier.  Stay warm & cozy with 0 degree sleeping bags, camp chairs, and private sleeping tents while taking in the calming peace of an evening spent by an Alaskan glacier.
  • Day 2:  Morning starts with a warm cup of coffee or tea in your private tent, followed by breakfast in the social dome. A cross-glacier trek offers easy to difficult route options based on individual or group requests. Enjoy plenty of time for pictures and even ice climbing! Ice caves, tunnels, streams, rock formations, waterfalls, moulins, and crevasses are just a few of the features encountered during the day.  In the late afternoon the helicopter returns for the flight back to Juneau.

The Helicopter Glacier Base Camp is the unique opportunity to not only visit a glacier but to spend the night on one! Don't worry though - we will make sure you stay warm! Your adventure begins with a thrilling helicopter ride to the edge of the glacier.  Once you set up camp you will spend the day exploring the glacier area including: ice caves, tunnels, streams, rock formations, waterfalls, moulins, and crevasses and those are just a few of the features encountered in this remote wilderness area. Sleep in Space Dome tents that night including the finest cold weather gear, hot drinks, and great food.