FLIGHT; THE GATEWAY TO ALASKA
Alaska is Big. With seventeen National Parks, three million lakes, tens of thousands of glaciers and as wide across as Washington D.C. to Salt Lake City, you can see why Alaskans view flight as a way of life. Join us aboard our specially-equipped Cessna 180 Skywagon and experience the place we call home.
HALF-DAY AND DAY TRIPS
Knik Glacier Hike and Fly
Depart Anchorage to fly over the beautiful Knik Glacier and experience a "bush" landing on a backcountry airstrip. Enjoy a picnic of homemade sourdough bread, cheese, gourmet salami and fruit. Weather permitting, join us on a short hike to a glacial lake where you will see icebergs up close and hear their magical sounds.
Explore Katmai National Park, the Valley of 10,000 Smokes, Aniakchak volcano and more by air and be a witness to the remote character of this untouched landscape. Depart King Salmon for a half or full-day trip to the Valley of 10,000 Smokes and hike over the surface of what appears to be a different planet. Or comb a solitary beach for ocean treasure and see bear, walrus, moose and caribou roaming their natural habitat. There are endless possibilities.
Starting at $550/person (May-June)
The Brooks Range
Kotzebue is our jumping off point for adventures to the Kobuk Sand Dunes and National Park, the Noatak National Preserve, Gates of the Arctic National Park and the Bering Land Bridge National Monument. Spend the day hiking around Alaska's desert and end it soaking in a natural-fed hot spring far off the beaten path. Cast a line for world-class fishing and catch massive Arctic Char, Grayling and the rare Sheefish under the Arctic midnight sun. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife and you may see wolves, bear, moose, caribou, eagles and even musk ox!
Starting at $800/person (July)
Drop off Alpine Ski Touring
One of the greatest appeals of Alaskan winters is the world-class skiing, without the line! Join us in our ski-equipped Cessna 180 for a direct flight to the base of a virgin slope or the top of a glacier. After a short skin up, lay buttery turns in Alaskan powder against a truly epic backdrop. We have terrain to match every skillset, but this is a self-guided trip best suited for those with good AT skiing skills. First time off-piste? Call us for help finding a guide service to make your dream a reality.
Iditarod, The Last Great Race
In a land of extremes, the "last great race" stands apart as an olympic test of skill, endurance and trust. Each musher and their team of fourteen dogs face down 1000 miles of snow, ice, wildlife, river crossings and the infamous wind and cold of Interior Alaska. To complete the race is a monumental achievement; to witness it is a once in a lifetime experience. March 7-17
Day Trip: $600/person
10 Day "Chase the Race": $8500/person
The key to a successful hunt is being in the right place at the right time. Count on Aero Expeditions to get you and your camp in the thick of the action, and to safely get you out when the adventure is over. Heavy loads, short strips and famous Alaskan weather; this is flying at its finest.
GMU 9, Brown Bear, Alaska resident only
starting at $2000/person (May)
Drop-off Fishing Trips
Have you been dreaming of legendary Alaskan fishing, but want a river all to yourself? Book a trip to good times and great fishing on one or two of Alaska's nearly limitless crystal blue streams. Catch Grayling, Char, Salmon and even Sheefish on world-famous rivers, or maybe one nobody has ever heard of.
May-July, statewide, call for info
Backcountry Climbing, Backpacking, Packrafting and Research Expeditions
Need to move people and gear far off the beaten path? Aero Expeditions specializes in long-range logistics needed to safely access and extract from some of Alaska's most remote, unexplored and unforgiving terrain. Contact us to plan your adventure.
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