Guides and Outfitters of Alaskan Adventures

Glaciation in Alaska's Chugach Range began 5 million years ago with glacial advance and retreat that has shaped the dramatic landscape. We offer guided adventure activities to experience glaciers, mountains, rainforests, rivers and remote glacier valleys year-round.

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Summer Activities

Summer is when Alaska thrives as warmer temps bring life to the landscape and migratory animals return to their breeding grounds. Alaska Backcountry Access offers a broad range of guided adventure tours based in the resort town of Girdwood/Alyeska.

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Winter Activities

Winter time highlights the beauty that everyone expects of Alaska. Take in the crystal silence and snowy wonderland of local and remote trails and meadows. Even see the Northern Light if you are lucky.

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Custom expeditions and film support

Journey into the real Alaska with our experienced backcountry tour guides leading you to their favorite remote destinations.

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    Article in San Diego Union Tribune

    Authentic Alaska

    Getting out in countryside, rather than viewing vast land from a cruise ship, proves revealing, invigorating

    By Doug Hansen • […]

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    Glacier Snowmobile Tour

    Check out the pics from our first Glacier Snowmobile Tour of 2014 in our facebook album.    
  • Alister and Paine

    Thanks to Opie, Hannah, Emilia and Mai for taking Alister Paine snowshoeering. Check the story out!  
  • about ABA

    Alaska is a dramatic landscape full of natural wonder and adventure.  Glaciers carve valleys, rivers traverse wilderness, mountains rise from […]

  • Winter 2014

    Rainforests  are an interesting environment and when you live in a northernmost one it is even more so. After a […]

Offering the widest variety of small group adventures in Alaska! Girdwood and Hotel Alyeska are our base of operation with tours departing year-round.

Summer jetboating, snowmobiling, kayaking, rafting, hiking, camping and canyoneering Winter snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, dog mushing and snowshoeering

Andy Morrison

Proudly operating under Chugach National Forest permits since 2006