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Flightseeing w/ Glacier Landing?

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Flightseeing w/ Glacier Landing?

Hi everyone :) I'm getting ready to book a flightseeing tour for our upcoming trip, and I have a question about adding a glacier landing. I know that only I can determine if it's "worth it" for me - but I'm curious to hear others' opinions on just how much "awe" it adds to the trip.

We are planning to do the Ice Falls glacier hike at the Matanuska Glacier. Knowing that, do you think it is still worth it for us to add the glacier landing to our trip?

Thanks for any input you may have!

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1. Re: Flightseeing w/ Glacier Landing?

We did the glacier landing with K2 last summer and would do it again! Yes, the vastness of the area where we landed was pretty spectacular. I haven't done the Matanuska Glacier so I can't compare/contrast or advise on that aspect.

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Flightseeing from Talkeetna to Mt. Mckinley and landing on Ruth Glacier truly is a "Trip of a Lifetime." Do it.

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Just returned from Alaska and did the glacier landing with K2. It was awesome!!! Would recommend to anyone. It adds that extra Wow factor to the trip. The pilots and land crew were professional and personable. Great knowledge of the area.

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Welcome to the forum Boat616.......look up K2, under Things to Do on the Talkeetna forum (top left)......you can post a review there that will be seen by more people than would happen upon in it this forum post.......

Sounds like you had a wonderful trip !

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if you look up K2 and have problems try K2 Aviation

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6. Re: Flightseeing w/ Glacier Landing?

I have a different slant. Glacier landings with ski planes are on all snow. Yes, it is an experience. But, if available the summit flight is superior, and I understand a glacier landing may now be available with that flight?.

I have flown with K2, but use another company the most. For me, once was enough in the ski plane, summit flights are my preference. I have also glacier trekked Matanuska. It is very different compared to a snow landing, but similar to a glacier helicopter landing-.

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