Half Day Root Glacier Hike

About the Activity

Tour Highlights ~Interpretive Walking Tour through the Historic Kennicott Mining Town ~Soaring Glacial & Mountain Vistas ~Hike on the White Ice of the Root Glacier ~Explore Unique Glacial Features (Blue Pools, Moulins, Crevasses) ~Drink from a Glacial Stream ~Unbeatable Views of the Stairway Icefall

Availability and Prices

Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the experience starts (local time)

Travel Date


Inclusions & Exclusions

What is included:

  • Transportation amenities: Private transportation, Private transportation
  • Use of equipment: Other
  • Local guide
  • Private tours
  • Use of equipment: Other
  • What is excluded:

  • Lunch or Snacks
  • Water Bottle
  • Use of equipment: Other
  • Use of equipment: Other
  • Use of equipment: Other
  • Use of equipment: Other
  • Use of equipment: Other
  • Use of equipment: Other
  • A Tip for your Guide! (10-20% of trip cost is recommended)
  • Travel Itinerary

  • Exclusive to travelers from this booking.
  • Total Duraration: 5.0 hours
  • Itinerary Summary

    Locations in the itinerary


    Starting Location

    Ending Location

    Ticket Redemption

    No redemption point. This is a direct entry ticket

    Pickup Information

    Tour operator will pick up all customers from their respective locations; or, customers can make their own way to the start point

  • If electing hotel pickup, please ask the front desk to contact us the evening prior to your trip to finalize pick up location and time.
  • Travelers will be picked up 0.5 hours before departure time
  • Pickup points

    Additional Information

  • Service animals allowed
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum age is 8 years
  • Dress code is outdoors ready, participants should bring sunglasses, gloves and rain gear and dress appropriately for the temperature.
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Language and Guide Availability

    Tour guide available in:

  • English
  • Ticket Policy

  • Mobile or paper ticket accepted
  • One ticket per booking.
  • Cancellation & Refunds

    Cancellable up to 24 hours before the travel date (local supplier time) for a full refund. A 100% cancellation penalty applies for cancellations submitted less than 24 hours before the start time.

  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.
  • Cancel at least 1 day before activity starts in America/Anchorage time.
  • 100% refund if cancelled on time.
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    Operated by McCarthy River Tours

    Created on 2004-01-01

    Last updated on 2024-04-27

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