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Mt. Riley Hike

Excursion

Price from

$196

Duration
6h00
Season
Available all year
Min. number
4 travellers
Booking code
A-HNS8

This excursion takes you to the highest point on the Haines Peninsula on a tough but rewarding hike.
  • Relax and take in the scenery of Southeast Alaska on a narrated drive along the Haines Peninsula.

  • Feel the thrill of a challenging hike and experience rewarding views of the Lynn Canal and beyond.

  • Learn about the flora and fauna native to Haines from your knowledgeable naturalist guide.

  • Restore your energy with an included picnic lunch and some snacks and water along the way.


A hiker’s challenge 

Enjoy a scenic drive through Fort Seward and along the Haines Peninsula to the Mt. Riley’s trailhead. The hike begins with rolling terrain through temperate rainforest before winding up the mountain. The goal is the summit, which promises a fantastic 360-degree view of the Lynn Canal and beyond. Along the way, your guide will talk about native flora and fauna, and you’ll stop for a picnic lunch.

Practical information

  • Remarks/requirements: Trekking poles are included in the tour; a picnic lunch is provided; restrooms are available at the pier; comfortable hiking shoes/boots are essential; small backpack and warm layers recommended. 

  • Menu: A variety of sandwiches, crisps, cookies, fruit, and hot and cold drinks 

  • Language: English 

  • Walking information: Approximately 5 to 8 miles of walking, with about 1,500’ of elevation gain throughout the hike 

  • Wheelchair accessible: No

Penguins perched on the ice of Cuverville Island, Antarctica. Credit: Espen Mills / HX Hurtigruten Expeditions

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