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Matanuska Glacier Helicopters offers Helicopter Tours from Sheep Mountain Air, with Glacier Landing Activities from MICA Guides. Ranging from Relaxed Aerial Glacier Sightseeing to an Advanced Fly-In Trekking or Ice Climbing Expedition, the choice is yours.  Matanuska Glacier Helicopters helps you see the Matanuska Valley in all of it’s glory.  The Matanuska Glacier stretches 27 miles into the mountain, and we don’t want you to miss out on an inch of it.  From the air you can see the glacier, the surrounding mountain passes, and Alaska’s majestic wildlife.  Matanuska Glacier Helicopters brings together the highly trained guides from MICA Guides and the best Alaska helicopter professionals from Sheep Mountain Air to make these tours a must do when traveling to Glacier View, about 2 hours NE of Anchorage.

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Glacier Overnight Adventure

Spend the night out on a glacier in luxury.  Fly out and camp in comfort and style.

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Helicopter Explorer

Take a Helicopter to the Glacier.  3 hours on white ice.

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Matanuska Glacier Helicopter Landing

Take the express lane to Matanuska Glacier. 30 minutes in the air and 15 minutes on ice.

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Ultimate Helicopter Glacier Tour

Spend 6-7 hours on ice, after taking a flight out on a Helicopter.

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Matanuska Glacier Helicopter Tour

Take a flight and explore the glacier from the air.

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Glacier Flight and Hiking

Fly out and Hike the Matanuska Glacier for 45 minutes.

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Bucket List Helicopter Experience

Let us know what you want out of your helicopter and glacier activity.

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Matanuska Glacier Helicopters and Hikes

Let Matanuska Glacier Helicopters coordinate an aerial view of the Matanuska Glacier, the Matanuska River, and the Peaks of the Surrounding Mountain Range.  Book your Tour, and prepare to be in awe. We are a short drive from Anchorage, with a beautiful scenic drive the whole way here. Sheep Mountain Air can take you up for 25 minute flights, or land you on the glacier to join MICA Guides for an incredible hiking experience.  We want to make this flight one of the best experiences of your life, so Book Online or call us at  (907) 351-7587

Guided by MICA Guides, Flown by Alaska Professionals

MICA Guides is part of the Exposure Alaska family of companies providing a variety of Guided Tours in Alaska, including Glacier Hiking, Ice Climbing, Trekking Expeditions, Kayaking Trips, Zipline Adventures, and more.  MICA Guides accommodates all levels of tours, from Scenic Hikes to Multi-Week Expeditions through the wilderness.

We only fly with the best!  The most experienced pilots with the best helicopters.  We may partner with different flight operators depending on the location and the mission but they’re all licensed, insured, and experienced in Alaska aviation.

We want you to see the Matanuska Valley the right way, from the sky.  The immense scale of the glacier can only be truly realized from the seat of our helicopters.  Guided by MICA Guides, one of the most popular Guiding companies in Alaska, our helicopter tours have the best local information from people experienced in hiking, climbing and mountaineering. All of our guides and pilots are rigorously trained and prepared to make your tour as good as it gets.

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An Eye for Glaciers

By |February 17th, 2022|Categories: Alaska Glacier Tours, Alaska Guided Tours, Alaska Photography Tours, Exploring Alaska|Tags: , , , , |

Glacier Photography Tours Heading out onto the 27-mile long Matanuska Glacier provides an opportunity to catch those beautiful sunny days and superb lighting. Often, the sun is shining, the blue ice glimmers, and the adventure is boundless. It only makes sense that you would want to capture the perspective of these breath taking elements as you explore. Finding those perfect shots on a glacier can come with some hurdles. Now, you can take those challenges in stride, capture great photos and videos, and have a fun time exploring the ice. Take out some hassle and have [...]

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Creature Comforts: Glacier Edition

By |January 15th, 2022|Categories: Alaska Camping, Alaska Guided Tours, Glacier View Activities, Matanuska Glacier Guides, Matanuska Glacier Helicopters, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Since the last ice age Homo Sapiens have been traveling the glacial world. First, for means of migration, and now, for means of exploration. Humans crossed the ice bridge for a variety of reasons. (History) And, even within this century, much of glacier travel hasn't exactly come with a warm and cozy setting. Till now. Luxuries in the Sky Yes, you can already head out to the glacier and take in scenic views from a helicopter, but it is typically limited to a day trip. Now, you can head out on the Matanuska Glacier for back to back days [...]

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The Explorer’s Way

By |December 15th, 2021|Categories: Alaska Guided Tours, Matanuska Glacier Guides, Matanuska Glacier Helicopters, Matanuska Glacier Information, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Glacier Exploration by Helicopter There are over 100, 000 glaciers in Alaska and that number is ever changing. It may leave you wondering what is the best way to explore and experience them. In our opinion, it's taking to the sky and then landing right onto the ice, by helicopter. Some glaciers are accessible by road and you can gear up and walk onto them with a guide. However, there can often be large crowds and difficult terrain to cross before getting to more prolific features and privacy. So, taking a helicopter saves you both mental and physical energy, [...]

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