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Since 1997 Denali Backcountry Guides offers Walking tours, guided interpretive hikes, pack rafting trips, fly-in wilderness trips, and Heli Hiking at Denali National Park. Custom trips available. Our experienced naturalist can help you to explore...more
Hours Today: 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
One Glacier Way, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
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We booked the 3 hour tour to fill our morning instead of sitting at the hotel, waiting for the bus to take us to the Princess Mt. McKinley lodge. Jeff, our guide, was super nice, funny, and easy to talk to. He sized us for...More
We can’t say enough about our nature walk with Jeff Ottmers. We booked our walk for our party of 4 last minute (9 am for a 5 pm same day pickup). I received a prompt email back after reserving the walk, and Jeff picked us...More
After a fairly sedate day on the train/coach the day before, we were ready to get out and walk. Jeff shared his immense knowledge of the environment with us as we walked through the forest. Plenty of time to stop, learn and pick berries. An...More
We really enjoyed our hike with Ibra. He was very knowledgeable about the many plant species in the area and taught us about edible and toxic plants in the wild. He went out of his way to find us great examples as we hiked, taking...More
I have been traveling around Alaska for over 20 years. I had the opportunity to go Heli-Hiking with two others. Jeff was as our guide and this day was absolutely heaven on earth!! From beginning to end every step was pure perfection and professional. First,...More
Worth every penny !
This was part of a 3-week extensive road-trip with my buddy in northwestern Canada and Alaska. After seeing dozens of jaw-dropping views, tons of wildlife and a number of local/small-plane rides in beautiful galactic parks like Kluane NP, I can honestly...More
Today we went for the Heli-hike trip with guide Jeff. It was great, the hike was selected based on weather, our skills and comfort. Jeff told us a lot about the tundra flora and fauna but also gave us great trips for hiking through this...More
Our day for this tour was rainy and cool. Our guide, Lindsay, provided walking sticks and selected a trail that was well maintained and easy to navigate under the wet conditions.
Lindsay was very knowledgeable about the plant life and the area around us. She...More
We booked this tour through the Princess tours. Ibra, our guide took us through a beautiful and varied series of ecosystems, identifying every plant and tree. He was extremely knowledgeable, pleasant and we felt we had his undivided attention, which we did, since the other...More
We scheduled this hike/walk thru Princess Cruise/Tours. Jeff (our guide) picked us up in the lobby of the Princess Lodge. We were happy that Jeff took us on a hike (with some off-trail) more so than a nature walk. The trail head was on the...More