Prioritize your Experience: Make your Alaska Adventure Story Yours with McCarthy River Tours Embarking on an Alaskan adventure is a dream for many, and selecting the right tour company can make all the difference. McCarthy River Tours offers private guided kayak, glacier hike, and full & half day river rafting tours for exploring the wilderness of Wrangell-St Elias National Park on your terms. In this blog, we’ll delve into the advantages of opting for a private tour over a group tour
Four Days of Yoga, Adventure & Rejuvenation in Alaska's Wrangell St Elias National Park Breathe in, bliss out. Raft on. What better place than on a breathtaking wilderness river in Alaska? Join us on a special 4 Day Rivers to Riches Alaska Rafting & Yoga journey! We are collaborating with Alaska Yoga Adventures to offer this special trip for the 2021 season. Combine the beauty of 4 beautifully wild and scenic Alaska rivers with morning yoga sessions, a wholesome Ayurvedic vegetarian meal
McCarthy, Alaska is Calling You New Facilities, Private Tours, Even Smaller Groups & Expanded Vacation Options - 2021 - Pivots, optimism, and fantastic upgrades in Alaska travel adventures! We are optimistic for a strong rebound in Alaska travel. As America's largest wilderness, Alaska is PERFECT for outstanding, socially distanced back country travel. With the rollout of the vaccine continuing through 2021, we are hopeful that we can all more safely enjoy these special Alaska trips that fill the soul. We have strong protocols
As whitewater boaters in Wrangell St. Elias National Park, our work is dictated by the powerful geologic forces at work. In general, geology is a slow force that shapes the earth over thousands or millions of years. But every once in a while, the earth conspires to alter a landscape in a sudden, cataclysmic event. Earthquakes, floods, and volcanoes are all examples of the abrupt, sometimes violent nature of the earth. Meet the jokulhlaup. Pronounced "yo-kull-hop", this Icelandic word literally means "glacier
A Wrangell St Elias Rafting Adventure Day 1: We're Not in Totopia Anymore We are finally embarking on our multi - day training trip from McCarthy to Chitina. Energies are high on the banks of the Kennicott as we take the final steps to prepare for the launch. 11 humans, 3 dogs, 4 rafts, 4 days on the river
Alaska's Tana River is a "Grand Canyon Style" Dream River Trip 5 Comparisons of the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon to the Tana River in Alaska. There isn't much that compares to that incredible Colorado River Grand Canyon river experience - whether you rafted, motored or kayaked past those ancient canyon walls. Most folks who have had the luck of being in the "Big Ditch" can close their eyes and remember the beaches, desert beauty, whitewater and luminous pools of calm water!
When you think of Alaska, you think of giant glaciers, towering mountains and abundant wildlife. Many people think about how vast the Alaskan wilderness seems, how large the distances are between small outposts of human habitation. When considering travel options and itineraries, it is important to keep all of these considerations in your mind. A scenic overnight rafting trip in Alaska is a great way to check off all of your nature needs The 80-mile stretch of the Copper River from