"This was an absolutely amazing tour! Our group loved Sarah. She was so informative, and really patient with us. We could not have imagined a better experience."
"Dr Sarah is truly a local expert. We take our family every summer and can’t wait for another glacier adventure!"
"Thank you for all the guidance, support, and valuable information you shared with us."
This was the greatest tour I have ever been on. Your knowledge of glaciers was magnificent. You treated us wonderfully and especially helped me with my physical limitation attentively and with great ease. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for making my experience great.
This was much more than a glacier hike - it was a glaciology adventure!
Winter Crevasse walking
discover 600 year old ice crystals
blue glacial ice crevasses
Custom Tours (puppy in backpack)
Rare Caves (glacial tunnels)
20,000 years of local glacial history researched
High glacier snow profiling
Satellites predict subglacial floods
decades of glacier monitoring
amazing basal ice structures
family friendly - elders & children welcome
explore with us
Dr. Sarah completed her PhD researching the Matanuska Glacier and offers 20+ years experience
Dr. Sarah provides specialized walking tours tailored for people excited to discover Alaska with a scientist. She has been working in Alaska since 1995 where she completed her PhD studying Alaska's stunning glaciers, raging rivers, snow capped mountains, and amazing geology. She has decades of experience conducting research in Alaska and around the world resulting in 59 publications. She loves sharing her knowledge with people seeking fun, adventure, and discovery in Alaska!
Matanuska Interview on Glacier Melting (NBC)
View a recent interview filmed on Matanuska Glacier discussing global ice melting for an NBC Glacier Climate Change Documentary.
Recent Matanuska Glacier Interview (Alaska NBC)
View a Matanuska Glacier interview and tour provided for NBC Alaska's Endangered Frontiers
Packing For Your Adventure
Read this section to make sure you are bringing the correct gear for the correct season.
Waiver & Policies
Be sure to read the company waiver and policies before booking your tour.
Blog - Land of Snow & Ice
How Do Scientists Date Historical Glacial Retreats?
Lodging Near The Glacier
Spend the night near the glacier to make this a truly Alaskan adventure: glacier hiking, local dining, star gazing at night, and possible Northern Lights!