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Mountain Lake and Forest Hike

Per Person $167 USD
Child Price (Children ages 8-11 years) $110 USD
Private Tour for up to 6 $999 USD
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Mountain Lake and Forest Hike

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We'll begin our day with a short scenic 10-minute drive to meet this trailhead. This small-group tour will embark on a 4-mile roundtrip hike into the wilderness of Southeast Alaska. This gravel trail perched in the mountainside for the first mile will provide plenty of views of a forested lake down below. There will be plenty of scenery for you to enjoy and even capture that perfect moment with your camera. The second mile is a more natural trail mixed with gravel, large rocks and tree roots as you ascend through an old-growth rainforest filled with Sitka Spruce, Western Red Cedar, and Western Hemlock.

At 1,100 feet of elevation, you arrive at the bottom of an avalanche chute, our destination on this tour. Based on the ability of the group, another 1.4 miles may be added to arrive at the end of the permitted trail at an alpine stone bench overlooking the lake and Tongass Narrows with an elevation of 1, 667 feet.

  • This Tour Includes:
  • Guided Hike
  • 4 mile round-trip hike
  • Alaskan Rainforest

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Departures (local time)

  • 3.5 hrs - Morning. Tour time will be assigned upon confirmation.
  • 3.5 hrs - Afternoon. Tour time will be assigned upcon confirmation.

Transfer / Meeting Instructions

No Taxi Required Specific pick up or taxi instructions will appear on your voucher after you purchase your trip.

Special Instructions

• Transportation is included in the price of this tour. Please note that the distance to the hiking location is approximately 30 minutes by vehicle.
• This tour runs rain or shine. We recommend you dress in layers and wear a pair of hiking boots or sturdy tennis shoes.
• Tour time will be assigned upon confirmation and will work with your time in port. During check out we will ask if you have other activities booked.

Restrictions

• This tour is not wheelchair accessible.
• Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
• Minimum age 8 years old.
• Please note that because this is a remote hike, there are no bathroom facilities available.
• The maximum group size is 7 passengers.
• We recommend that participants should be able to handle a crushed-rock trail with uneven surfaces and somewhat steep, though brief, descents and ascents, sometimes with stairs and sometimes without.
In 2022, ALL guests will be required to show proof of corona virus vaccination to enjoy this tour. No refunds will be made if you do not have proof of covid vaccination.