Classes & Activities in Anchorage

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    Guided Ice Climb

    Searching for a hot ticket? How about an ice climb! Take a hike with Nova River Runners during this trek on the Matanuska Glacier! At 26 miles in length and four-miles wide, the Matanuska is one of Alaska's most popular ice-hiking destinations because of its accessibility. Nova promises a 1:4 guide to customer ratio, so you'll be sure to stay safe and get plenty of tips along the way. You and your guide will customize a route based on your experience and level of physical fitness. You'll fall hard for this incredible Alaskan adventure -- not literally of course!
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    Guided Ice Climb

    38100 W Glenn Hwy, Palmer

    • Embark on a hike across the Matanuska Glacier with an experienced guide
    • Learn to ice climb on smaller walls and advance to the large ones when you feel comfortable
    • Discover the remote beauty of Alaska and snap some photos so you can take the scenery home with you
    • Treat yourself to an invigorating and satisfying outdoor adventure
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    6 Mile Creek Rafting Trip (2 canyons)

    Oh, what a rush! Take the plunge and tackle one North America's most renowned whitewater stretches during this four-and-a-half-hour trip down the Six Mile River! Take in the surreal natural that encompasess two incredible rock canyons -- But make sure to keep one eye on the river ahead, because you'll be navigating challenging Class IV rapids that will get your adrenaline going! Prior to setting out with an experienced guide, you'll take a mandatory, practice swim to make sure you're ready to handle yourself should you go overboard. You'll also take a wind-down swim once your river journey is complete. Phew. Talk about making a splash!
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    6 Mile Creek Rafting Trip (2 canyons)

    38100 W Glenn Hwy, Palmer

    • Enjoy a dramatic, whitewater-rafting trip on the renowned Six Mile River
    • Tackle thrilling Class IV rapids with an experienced guide
    • Take in a beautiful natural environment featuring incredible canyons
    • Challenge yourself and satisfy your need for adventure
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    6 Mile Creek Rafting Trip (3 canyons)

    Oh, what a rush! Take the plunge and tackle one North America's most renowned whitewater stretches during this four-and-a-half-hour trip down the Six Mile River! Take in the surreal natural that encompasess three incredible rock canyons -- But make sure to keep one eye on the river ahead, because you'll be navigating challenging Class IV & V rapids that will get your adrenaline going! Prior to setting out with an experienced guide, you'll take a mandatory, practice swim to make sure you're ready to handle yourself should you go overboard. You'll also take a wind-down swim once your river journey is complete. Phew. Talk about making a splash!
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    6 Mile Creek Rafting Trip (3 canyons)

    38100 W Glenn Hwy, Palmer

    • Enjoy a dramatic, whitewater-rafting trip on the renowned Six Mile River
    • Tackle thrilling, Class IV and V rapids with an experienced guide
    • Take in a beautiful natural environment featuring incredible canyons
    • Challenge yourself and satisfy your need for adventure
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    Matanuska Scenic Glacier Float

    Have your family outings started to seem small and stale? Freshen things up with this family-friendly river adventure that is all about big things -- it runs right beside the massive Matanuska Glacier! You'll launch near the glacier terminus with an experienced guide and paddle up to the ice and outflow. You'll tackle splashy Class II & III runs that are suitable for children, ages five and up, and get plenty wet in the process! Make your way to the Lion Head fork of the Nova River over the course of the two to three hour paddle. Eventually you'll wind up at the the Hick's Creek facility where you're parked. So? Water you waiting for -- do something exceptional with your family!
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    Matanuska Scenic Glacier Float

    38100 W Glenn Hwy, Palmer

    • Enjoy a 2.5-3 hour whitewater-rafting trip on the scenic Nova River
    • Paddle through Class II-III rapids suitable for young children and novice rafters
    • Check out the incredible Matanuska Glacier
    • Satiate your need for adventure with a family-friendly river romp
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    Matanuska Glacier Hike

    Searching for a hot ticket? How about an ice climb! Take a hike with Nova River Runners during this three-and-a-half-hour trek on the Matanuska Glacier! At 26 miles in length and four-miles wide, the Matanuska is one of Alaska's most popular ice-hiking destinations because of its accessibility. You'll tackle the ice with an experienced guide, and explore numerous frontal formations offering spectacular views of ice falls, moulins, caves, and surface ponds! Customize a route based on your experience and level of physical fitness, and enjoy an Alaskan experience that you'll absolutely fall for -- Not literally of course!
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    Matanuska Glacier Hike

    38100 W Glenn Hwy, Palmer

    • Embark on a 3.5 hour hike on Matanuska Glacier with an experienced guide
    • Plan a route based on your experience and interests
    • Discover ice falls, caves, and surface ponds that will take your breath away
    • Treat yourself to an invigorating and satisfying outdoor adventure
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    Lion Head Rafting Trip

    Feeling a little flat? Make some waves in your recreational life with this raucous whitewater rafting excursion! You'll hit the water with an experienced guide for three to four hours, depending on the flow of the river, and face numerous stretches of Class III and Class IV rapids. Help paddle or just hang on tight-the, choice is yours! Much of the scenic Nova River runs alongside Matanuska Glacier and a surreal basalt rock wall formed by volcanic activity. Scenic flows and easier-going rapids make up the latter portion of the trip, so you'll also have plenty of time to take it all in! Shake up your boring hobbies and hop on the river!
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    Lion Head Rafting Trip

    38100 W Glenn Hwy, Palmer

    • Tackle the Nova River on a 3-4 hour whitewater rafting trip
    • Plunge through Class III-IV rapids with an experienced guide
    • Take in incredible views of a glacier and volcanic formations
    • Satiate your need for adventure with a wild river romp
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