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Wrangell-St. Elias National Park

Incomparable backpacking trips in Alaska’s largest national park.

In addition to being America’s largest national park (larger than Rhode Island and Vermont combined), Wrangell-St. Elias is home to the continent’s most impressive list of superlatives.  The Alaska, Chugach and Wrangell-Saint Elias ranges converge in what is referred to as the “mountain kingdom of North America.”  This spectacular wilderness includes the continent’s largest assemblage of glaciers, and the greatest collection of peaks above 16,000 feet, including Mount St. Elias (18,008′), the second highest peak in the United States, the largest non-polar icefield in the world, and a boundary that when combined with Kluane Tatshenshini/Alsek National Park in Canada and Glacier Bay National Park, encompasses the world’s largest internationally protected area at 24 million acres.

These conservation areas combined are recognized as a World Heritage Site.  Our backpacking trips go in the seldom explored north Wrangells.

Key Highlights

Hiking Backpacking Packaneering
Grizzly Bears Caribou Golden Eagles Moose Bald Eagles Black Bears Dall Sheep
Mountains Rivers Glaciers Glacial Valley Ice Field Volcanoes Lakes Tundra
Backpacking Wrangell-St. Elias National Park

Backpacking Wrangell-St. Elias National Park

Duration:  12-days
Distance:  70+ miles
Intensity:  Level 3
Cost:  $5,895