Day Hike Overview
Approximately 170 miles southeast of Fairbanks , hidden amongst the Eastern Alaska Range mountains, lies the majestic Gulkana Glacier. Join us as we drive the scenic Richardson Highway past Delta Junction and into the mountains, possibly spotting a moose or caribou along the way.
Once parked, begin the hike with a leisurely stroll along the river to a suspension bridge crossing College Creek. As we continue to follow the river, we gain elevation and approach the Gulkana Glacier. Following a wet river crossing, we will strap on crampons and explore the toe of the glacier.
Gulkana Glacier Details
Cost: $250 per person; minimum 3 people.
Max 9 people.
Dates: Contact us to schedule
Pick up between 7am-8am
Duration: Approximately 6 hours
(plus travel time)
Elevation Gain: 500ft+
Difficulty: Moderate (Creek Crossing Involved)
Distance: 6+ miles (out and back)
*Price includes: pick up/drop off within Fairbanks city limits, highly certified trip leaders, W.I.L.D.'s climbing equipment, and 1% net profit going toward our youth outdoor education scholarships.