Alaska Wrangell-St.Elias National Park Accommodation. McCarthy, Kennicott Sightseeing Tours. Park access, scheduled flights from Anchorage, Alaska to Kennicott, transfers from Chitina on the famous Mc.Carthy Road, Kennicott Glacier Lodge, Copper River Rafting and Sockeye Salmon Fishing . Wrangell-St. Elias National Park is located in the Eastern region of Southcentral Alaska. Six times the size of Yellowstone Nat’l Park, Wrangell-St. Elias encompasses 20,000 square miles of grandeur mountain wilderness. It includes the largest concentration of mountains over 14,000 feet in North America and is home to the largest glacier system. Mt. Logan, Canada's highest peak is just thirty minutes by air from McCarthy. After Copper was discovered on Bonanza Ridge the famous Kennicott Mines were developed and the mining boomtowns of Kennicott and McCarthy sprang up.
MCS#03 Ice Climbing Adventure - 4-5 hrs
A full day introduction to ice climbing. Come experience the technical skills utilized in climbing the high peaks in a "classroom" setting with a 360-degree view of the surrounding peaks. Once you've learned the techniques of climbing, belaying and rappelling you have the opportunity to explore the Root Glacier and advance to steeper climbs.
Departs: On Request
Rate: $ 60.00