Prince William Sound

When the Exxon Valdez ran aground on Bligh Reef in 1989, the word's attention was drawn to Alaska and, more specifically, to Prince William Sound.  While the oil spill was most certainly devastating, it did introduce to the world to this most spectacular and diverse marine ecosystem.  Today, 25 years later and despite lingering evidence of the spill, the Sound is alive with abundant wildlife and classic Alaska scenery.  Glaciers, fjords, dense conifer forests, upland peat bogs, alpine tundra, and interesting geomorphology characterize this astoundingly beautiful region of Alaska.  With nearly 60 inches of rain annually and close to 300 inches of wintertime snows, Prince William Sound's climate is characterized as a coastal temperate rainforest.  With average summer high temperatures in the 60's and average winter lows in the 20's, the Sound offers incredible summer sea kayaking tours and incomparable backcountry skiing during the winter and spring months.  Alaska Alpine Adventures has been guiding tours in Prince William Sound for 10 years, and we're excited to share this incredible wilderness with you.

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  • Activities
    • Hiking
    • Skiing
    • Kayaking
  • Wildlife
    • Mountain Goats
    • Porpoises
    • Sea Otters
  • Terrain Features
    • Mountains
    • Waterfalls
    • Coastline
    • Glaciers
    • Glacial Valley
    • Ice Field

Available Trips in Prince William Sound

Backcountry Skiing - Day Trips in the Chugach and Talkeetna Mountains

DURATION: 10 hours
LENGTH: 10 miles
SEASON: Winter & Spring

Join Alaska Alpine Adventures for amazing backcountry skiing in world famous Chugach and Talkeetna Mountains near Anchorage, Alaska.  Earn your turns with us this winter!  With unlimited terrain accessible from the road, you'll have the opportunity to explore real Alaska...

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Ski to Sea Alaska - A Prince William Sound Ski Cruise
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DURATION: 7 days
LENGTH: 25+ miles
SEASON: March-April

Join Alaska Alpine Adventures and Discovery Voyages for an amazing backcountry 7-day skiing cruise throughout the Chugach Mountains in Prince William Sound. Explore and ski hard all day and relax aboard a 65' yacht all night. Book Now...

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Gear Rental

Travelling to Alaska, but short a few items on your gear list? We offer a few of the "must have" items for rent at reasonable prices.

The Best Food

Our healthy, flavorful, filling, and nutritious Gourmet Backcountry Cuisine has won multiple awards!

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