Robin first joined our team many years ago as the “Rafting Intern,” earning his keep by hauling gear, packing/unpacking for trips, and assisting the river guides in any way possible. While he came to us with significant whitewater experience down in the lower 48 states, he was completely new to the nuances of Alaska rivers. […]
By Leslie HundhammerThe plane landed at Nizina lake and dropped off six teenage girls from Brooklyn. Their eyes were wide, they were laughing, and they had just seen four grizzly bears. The first task after landing was to get three fully inflated rafts a quarter mile down a rocky trail to the lake. Even a […]
Ever wonder what happens off the water on our rafting trips? Here’s a short video of Copper Oar guide Dale performing his “Mosquito Song” on the shores of the Copper River. (He was taking a break from being the head chef). Sit back, relax, and enjoy the show!If you’re a music lover like Dale, come join […]
By Leslie HundhammerSomething I love about rafting is that there is no turning around, no backing out, and no changing your mind. On rivers in Alaska, there is rarely roadside access, the water is never warm, and the current is fast. Even with all of the luxuries of boating — good food, decent shelter, hearty […]
Pronounced “YO-kel-yawp,” a Jökulhlaup is a large release of water from a lake formed by the glacial damming of a stream (imagine placing a 500 foot ice wall in front of a river!) In our area, Hidden Creek Lake is formed where Hidden Creek runs into the side of the Kennicott Glacier, pooling into a […]
Rafting down the mighty Copper River towards Cordova, Alaska adventurers float past the towering face of the Child’s Glacier. At 300 feet tall, the Child’s Glacier flows into the river channel, shedding enormous chunks of ice as it is undercut by the river’s current. Several years ago, a key bridge was destroyed by the river, cutting off […]
Raft three exciting rivers in a day, finishing with a scenic flight.
Raft over 200 miles from glacial headwaters to the ocean.
Explore the best of Alaska’s rivers on an epic trip.