Here’s a list of all the rock climbing guiding companies located in Alaska:

St. Elias Alpine Guides Logo

Company: St. Elias Alpine Guides


Phone: 1-888-933-5427


Headquarters:  Alaska

Specialties: Guided Day Trips, Backpacking, Ski Trips with Courses, Hiking and Mountaineering with Courses. They will also guide River Rafting.

Summary: They have wilderness medical training and are certified by the American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) or are trained by AMGA certified guides.

Alaska Mountain Guides Logo

Company: Alaska Mountain Guides and Climbing School


Phone: 1-800-766-3396,  907-766-3366


Headquarters: Haines, Alaska

Specialties: Climbing, Trekking, Skiing, and Sea Kayaking Adventures.

Summary: They guide and train individuals on their  first glacier trek, an initial kayaking trip. They also offer courses on more advanced expeditions.

Exit Glacier Guides Logo

Company: Exit Glacier Guides


Phone: 907-224-5569


Headquarters: Seward, Alaska

Specialties: Ice Hiking, Ice Climbing, Mountaineering. They also offer Helicopter Glacier Exploration, Back country Glacier Camping and Remote Peak Climbs.

Summary: Exit Glacier Guides is a locally owned and operated company with a focus on  eco-tours centered around Exit Glacier National Park in Seward, Alaska.

Adventure Sixty North Logo

Company: Adventure Sixty North


Phone: 907-224-2600


Headquarters: Seward Alaska

Specialties: Guided Tours, Full or Half day Kayaking Tours, Glacier Ice Hiking, They also offer gear rentals.

Summary: Adventure Sixty North is a small outdoor adventure center located at the gateway to the Kenai Fjords National Park providing multiple season trips and services in the Kenai Fjords National Park and the various State of Alaska Marine Parks.

The International Wilderness Leadership School Logo

Company: The International Wilderness Leadership School (IWLS)


Phone:  1-907-766-3366


Headquarters: Haines, Alaska

Specialties: Technical training in alpine mountaineering, sea kayaking, rafting, canoeing, rock and ice climbing, back country skiing/snowboarding, backpacking.

Summary: The International Wilderness Leadership School (IWLS) is an outdoor school that specializes in providing  guide training, outdoor leadership training, wilderness education, and technical instruction.

Alaska Mountaineering School Logo

Company: Alaska Mountaineering School


Phone: 1-907-733-1016


Headquarters: Alaska

Specialties: Mountaineering and  Back packing  AMS also teaches instructional courses and leads guided climbs in the Alaska Range, Talkeetna Mountains, and Chugach Mountains.

Summary: They are located in Talkeetna, Alaska, 50 miles south of Denali Natiork & Preserve. They operate throughout the year, but most of their field time takes place between mid-March and mid-September.

This company also guides in Alaska (but is not headquartered in Alaska):


Kling Mountain Guides Logo

Company: Kling Mountain Guides


Phone: 970-259-1708


Headquarters: Durango, Colorado

Specialties:   Rock and Ice climbing, Back country Skiing, Ski Mountaineering. They also offer educational programs such as Intro to Rock Climbing, Rock Rescue.

Summary:  Kling Mountain Guides is a small entirely locally owned and operated outdoor education and mountain guide service.


Did we accidentally miss anybody? Let us know in the comments, and we’ll make sure they’re put on the list!

Lito Lepardo

Lito Lepardo

Lito has been working with WeighMyRack since November 2012. He is the main reason you see so many products on WeighMyRack today.

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