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Glacier riding in Palmer, AK

Adventure by Alaska Backcountry Adventure Tours
Palmer, Alaska, USA

About this adventure

This guided one day Ski-Doo adventure outside Anchorage takes you to the beautiful Nelchina Glacier. You will experience trail riding, river riding, and even swamp riding, if you so choose! At the glacier, you will get to play in the snow, enjoy the scenery, and take some amazing photos. And make sure your camera is always ready because this is Alaska. There is some pretty cool wildlife to see along the way, including moose and bald eagles. Snacks and dinner are included. Brings your friends and family!

Get to know your ride.

See the Ski-Doo in action.

Specific information

What's included


  • Professional local tour guide
  • Orientation and safety briefing
  • Helmets
  • Goggles
  • Mask
  • Gloves
  • Boots
  • Rain gear
  • All orientation for snowmobile operation and safety information, fuel & oil
  • Snacks, hot cocoa, and lunch/early dinner

What to pack


  • Bring your phone/camera to take pictures.


Driver must be at least 16 years old and passengers can be any age.

Wear warm layers (no cotton), and wool socks. We have all of the outerwear gear that you will need.

It is not necessary that clients have previous snowmobiling experience prior to participating in one of our tours. Drivers need to be prepared to heed the advice of their guide and be able to use their body to steer and drive the Ski-Doo. Weight limit is 300 pounds for the rider and passenger total. If the combined weight is over 300 pounds, we recommend they ride single.

Due to limited capacity, advance reservations are required. A credit card is required to confirm and hold your reservation at time of booking. Payment is due upon check-in at our office prior to tour departure and may be handled with cash, Visa, or MasterCard. 50% deposit is required for all multi-day excursions. A 100% cancellation fee will be charged if a reservation is cancelled within 30 days of departure.

Yes. You can have a private excursion as a day trip or an all-inclusive multi-day private tours.

We have always cleaned and sanitized all of our gear which we have continued to do through the COVID-19 process.

Our Outfitter

Alaska Backcountry Adventure Tours is a family owned and operated company. Since 2000, the goal has always been to provide an unforgettable experience to the guests and for everyone to feel like family when they leave. They operate with new Ski-Doos, new gear, and the best guides. Recently voted the best in the area for sightseeing tours and they want to live up to that!

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