Adventure Activities

Chugach State Park
Winter Hike

Anchorage, AK

From: $149.00 4 Options Available
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Location
Anchorage, AK
SKU
ACT-ALK-0031
Overview

Discover the peaceful serenity of hiking across snow-covered landscapes on this winter hike through Chugach State Park!

  • Strap on a pair of microspikes and hike through the snow with an expert naturalist
  • Explore two different trails along the Eagle River including a portion of the historic Iditarod dog sledding trail
  • Enjoy complimentary snacks while standing at the base of Barbara Falls
  • Watch for wildlife including moose, red foxes, porcupines, voles, and more
  • Experience the magic of Alaska in winter on this 4-hour guided hike! 
When Do I Choose A Date?
Either yourself or the lucky recipient can make a booking and select dates once you are in receipt of the voucher. You'll register the voucher, follow the booking instructions and your experience with us begins!

November - April:
Daily - 10:00 AM

Essential Information
  • Participants must be at least 8 years old
  • No experience required, but you should be able to walk at least 6 miles on flat pavement
  • Microspikes and snacks are included
  • Not recommended for those with cardiac, respiratory, or joint problems
Duration
This experience lasts approximately 5 hours with 1 hour of driving and 4 hours of hiking.
Experience Provider Info
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Maximum Participants
This experience is available for up to 6 participants.
Spectators
This experience is for booked participants only.
Weather Dependent
This experience is dependent on weather.
What To Wear
Wear comfortable layers of warm clothing and sturdy, waterproof shoes or boots. We recommend wearing snow pants, gloves, and a hat.
How hard are the hikes?

You'll explore two different trails and hike approximately 4 miles. Both trails are rated as easy to moderate and include a 500-foot elevation gain. You should be able to walk at least 6 miles on flat pavement, or 5 miles of uneven rolling terrain over the course of 4 hours. You should also be able to balance well and feel comfortable walking in slippery conditions with the assistance of micro spikes. Some parts of the trail are steep and hilly, placing additional stress on areas of the body not impacted by level terrain.

How long is the drive from Anchorage?

It takes approximately 30 minutes to drive from Anchorage to the trailhead.

Where does this experience take place?

You'll begin in Anchorage and drive to Chugach State Park where you'll hike to the picturesque Barbara Falls. 

Returns
Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 14 days. All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.
Exchanges
Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be exchanged for anything else in our marketplace at any time.  If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs more, you'll simply have to pay the difference. If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs less, you'll have a credit towards your next booking with Virgin Experience Gifts.

Cancellation Policy

Once you have received a booking confirmation, all bookings are final. No cancellations or rescheduling requests will be allowed. Failure to appear on your booked date or to cancel prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience.

Location

Anchorage, AK

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