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WILD ALASKA RANGE

The Wild

Alaska Range

Savage. Unbridled.

  • Take a float plane into the Alaska Range, a 600 mile long mountain chain where bears forage, glaciers creep, and volcanoes steam
  • Backpack through the remote Lake Clark National Park, the second least visited park in the USA
  • Wander past glaciers, traverse colorful tundra, climb unnamed mountains… Step into an isolated wilderness where few, if any, humans have trekked before you!

THE WILD

ALASKA RANGE

Alaska

Length: 7 Days / 30 Miles

Trip Type: Rugged/Strenuous

2025 Dates:

  • July 19 – 25
    7 spots remaining
  • July 30 – Aug 5
    7 spots remaining
  • Aug 11 – 17
    7 spots remaining

* Due to float plane schedule, dates may slightly shift until the minimum booking of three people is met.

Cost: $4,577

  • Just a $500 deposit to book!

Savage. Unbridled.

The Wild Alaska Range

  • Take a float plane into the Alaska Range, a 600 mile long mountain chain where bears forage and volcanoes steam
  • Backpack through the remote Lake Clark National Park, the second least visited park in the United States
  • Wander past glaciers, traverse colorful tundra, climb unnamed mountains… Step into an isolated wilderness where few, if any, humans have trekked before you

Alaska / 7 Days / 30 Miles

Trip Type: Rugged/Strenuous

2025 Dates:

  • July 19 – 25                  7 spots remaining
  • July 30 – Aug 5          7 spots remaining
  • Aug 11 – 17                   7 spots remaining

* Due to float plane schedule, dates may slightly shift until the minimum booking of three people is met.

Cost: $4,577

  • Just a $500 deposit to book!

ADVENTURE ITINERARY

Adventure Itinerary

DAY ONE

     Board a float plane in Anchorage and fly 125 miles into Alaska’s wilderness. View glaciers and rivers while cruising through dramatic mountain passes. Land on Lake Telaquana in Lake Clark National Park. Isolated without a single road, this is the second least visited park in the country! Climb a steep, brushy hillside and camp at a small lake nestled in the Alaskan tundra.

3 miles | +1,800 ft

DAY ONE

     Board a float plane in Anchorage and fly 125 miles into Alaska’s wilderness. View glaciers and rivers while cruising through dramatic mountain passes. Land on Lake Telaquana in Lake Clark National Park. Isolated without a single road, this is the second least visited park in the country! Climb a steep, brushy hillside and camp at a lake nestled in the Alaskan tundra.

3 miles, +1,800 ft

DAY TWO

     Start the morning by crossing a deep and cold river. After drying off and warming your feet, hike over a rolling tundra filled with blueberries. Scoop them up by the handful, and squish the rest under your boots as you walk. After passing by a glacier, ascend to a little lake atop a stark mountain pass.

7 miles, +1,200 ft | -700 ft

DAY TWO

     Start the morning by crossing a deep and cold river. After drying off and warming your feet, hike over a rolling tundra filled with blueberries. Scoop them up by the handful, and squish the rest under your boots as you walk. After passing by a glacier, ascend to a little lake atop a stark mountain pass.

7 miles | +1,200 ft, -700 ft

DAY THREE

     Turquoise Lake emerges through the clouds deep in a valley before you. Seemingly close, this massive lake is over 2,000 feet below! Hike down a steep slope, across slippery boulders, and through blindingly dense bushes. Finally, cross each freezing braid of a twisted glacial river and set up camp next to the magnificently blue water.

4.5 miles, +500 ft | -2,100ft

DAY THREE

     Turquoise Lake emerges through the clouds deep in a valley before you. Seemingly close, this massive lake is over 2,000 feet below! Hike down a steep slope, across slippery boulders, and through blindingly dense bushes. Finally, cross each freezing braid of a twisted glacial river and set up camp next to the magnificently blue water.

4.5 miles | +500 ft, -2,100 ft

DAY FOUR

     Looking up at a wall of towering peaks, you may wonder how we will ever get through! Hike into a mysterious mountain pass. Although daunting at first, with steep boulder fields and river crossings, the narrow pass suddenly opens into a green meadow surrounded by waterfalls! Camp for the night, enjoying this peaceful, secret nook hidden high in the mountains.

4 miles | +1,500 ft

DAY FOUR

    Looking up at a wall of towering peaks, you may wonder how we will ever get through! Hike into a mysterious mountain pass. Although daunting at first, with steep boulder fields and river crossings, the narrow pass suddenly opens into a green meadow surrounded by waterfalls! Camp for the night, enjoying this peaceful, secret nook hidden high in the mountains.

4 miles, +1,500 ft

DAY FIVE

     Let’s finish climbing the mountain pass today! Step by step, hike to the top of a cinematic view. Sunlight illuminates an endless valley before you, glaciers cling to mountain peaks in all directions, and behind you, gaze all the way back to the glowing Turquoise Lake. Magnificent! Drop your pack and soak in the beauty of your accomplishment before hiking onward, deeper into the Alaskan wilderness.

4.5 miles, +1,700 ft | -900 ft

DAY FIVE

     Let’s finish climbing the mountain pass today! Step by step, hike to the top of a cinematic view. Sunlight illuminates an endless valley before you, glaciers cling to mountain peaks in all directions, and behind you, gaze all the way back to the glowing Turquoise Lake. Magnificent! Drop your pack and soak in the beauty of your accomplishment before hiking onward, deeper into the Alaskan wilderness.

4.5 miles | +1,700 ft, -900ft

DAY SIX

     Stroll through a green valley surrounded by mountains. After a few river crossings, rolling hills, some bushy hillsides, and maybe a bear sighting, discover a trail leading through a misty forest. Arrive on the bank of radiantly blue Upper Twin Lake. Admire the sharp mountain peaks and the infinite details of this monumental scenery before setting up camp.

7 miles | +500 ft, -2,750ft

DAY SEVEN

     Enjoy a warm breakfast. Swim in Upper Twin Lake or stroll along the shore and admire Alaska’s beauty one last time. Suddenly, the sound of a distant engine lets us know our float plane has returned. The pilot loads our backpacks, and away we go. After another dramatic flight through the mountains, we arrive in Anchorage ready to embrace civilization as true adventurers!

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DAY SIX

     Stroll through a green valley surrounded by mountains. After a few river crossings, rolling hills, some bushy hillsides, and maybe a bear sighting, discover a trail leading through a misty forest. Arrive on the bank of radiantly blue Upper Twin Lake. Admire the sharp mountain peaks and the infinite details of this monumental scenery before setting up camp.

7 miles, +500 ft | -2,750 ft

DAY SEVEN

     Enjoy a warm breakfast. Swim in Upper Twin Lake or stroll along the shore and admire Alaska’s beauty one last time. Suddenly, the sound of a distant engine lets us know our float plane has returned. The pilot loads our backpacks, and away we go. After another dramatic flight through the mountains, we arrive in Anchorage ready to embrace civilization as true adventurers!

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Come Join Us!

- The Lamplighters Adventuring Society -

What's Included?

Backcountry Accommodations

  • 3-6 nights of wilderness camping
  • National Park Wilderness Permits

Meals & Snacks

  • All meals from the first day’s lunch to the last day’s lunch
  • Coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and lots of snacks!

Group Camping Gear

  • Shared gear, bear canisters, water filters, stoves, cookware, first aid kit, wilderness permit, card games etc.
  • Individual tents
  • Personal trail journal
  • Crampons
  • See gear list

What's Not Included?

Transportation to Alaska

  • Adventurers fly to Anchorage and take a taxi or shuttle to reach group meeting point in Alaska.

Personal Gear & Clothing

  • Sleeping bag, sleeping pad, backpack
  • Personal clothing
  • See gear list

Gratuity for Guides

  • 10% – 20% recommended

Trip Insurance

Backcountry Evacuation

What's Included?

Backcountry Accommodations

  • 3-6 nights of wilderness camping
  • National Park Wilderness Permits

Meals and Snacks

  • All meals from the first day’s lunch to the last day’s lunch
  • Coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and lots of snacks!

Group Camping Gear

  • Shared gear, bear canisters, water filters, stoves, cookware, first aid kit, wilderness permit, card games etc.
  • Individual tents
  • Personal trail journal
  • Crampons
  • See gear list

What's Not Included?

Transportation to Alaska

  • Adventurers fly to Anchorage and take a taxi or shuttle to reach group meeting point in Alaska.

Personal Gear and Clothing

  • Sleeping bag, sleeping pad, backpack
  • Personal clothing
  • See gear list

Gratuity for Guides

  • 10% – 20% recommended

Trip Insurance

Backcountry Evacuation

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