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For those adventurous souls that are ready to spend an entire day exploring Alaska’s beauty, our backcountry ATV tour to Knik Glacier is an unbeatable experience of nature’s wonders. In this full-day tour that takes 6-8 hours, you will see Alaska like you never have before!
*ATV drivers are required to have prior experience operating an ATV
**Side by side drivers do NOT need prior experience
The Knik Glacier 1 Day Tour takes you on a ride through a remote, glaciated, backcountry valley. Our expert guides will lead you across beautiful meadows, along streams, and past scenic mountains and waterfalls to the ultimate sight of Alaska’s mighty Knik Glacier. Refuel for the equally stunning trip back with a lunch at this incredible landmark.
After teaching you how to operate the ATV, your guide will lead you on a ride straight into mind-blowing territory! You’ll be taken though all kinds of scenic terrain, including sprawling valleys, fascinating old claim routes for mining, and dense forest, and ultimately seeing one of Alaska’s incredible mountainous glaciers. Don’t forget your camera, as you’re sure to witness wildlife and scenery like you’ve never seen before!
All gear, orientation to ATV operation and safety information, local guide, fuel & oil, cold drink breaks, a delicious hot lunch, all with our guide services throughout the entire trip. Guide gratuities are NOT included in the tour price.
We will provide a safety briefing and orientation to ATV’s. Topics covered will be proper operation of the ATV, general safety information, what to expect while on the tour route, procedures for possible wildlife encounters, and information on proper ATV riding techniques.
Check in Time & Location:
Clients will be met at our Palmer tour office by our guide staff upon arrival. Clients will then be outfitted with a helmets, goggles, dusk mask, gloves, boots and rain gear (if needed). Once clients have signed a standard liability release form, we will begin the safety briefing.
It is not necessary that clients have previous ATV experience prior to participating in one of our tours. Riding an ATV, as a general rule can be more challenging than driving a car because it requires coordinated physical input such as leaning and moving on the seat to assist the ATV in turning. Drivers need to be prepared to heed the advice of their guide and use their body to be actively involved with the steering and driving of the ATV for proper operation. Please note that the maximum amount of weight an ATV can accommodate is a total of 300 pounds. Also, due to the manufacturers warnings all participants must be at least 16 years old to operate the ATV.
Due to limited capacity, advance reservations are highly recommended. If booking by phone, a credit card is required to confirm and hold your reservation at time of booking. Payment is due upon check-in at our office prior to tour departure and may be handled with cash, check, Visa, M/C American Express or Discover Cards. You have up to 30 days before your tour date to cancel with no penalty to you.
Note: clients are financially responsible for physical damage they may cause to the ATV due to careless, negligent, or accidental operation).
Round trip transportation between Anchorage and our Palmer office is available for an additional $100 per person, (minimum of 2).
Please call our office for pickup times and additional transfer information.
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