Your trip to the Laughton Glacier combines a scenic train ride aboard the historic White Pass & Yukon Route Railway with a wilderness trek to the magnificent Laughton Glacier, an adventure you won’t soon forget.
Experience the Enchanting Alaskan Backcountry!
Packer Expeditions offers some of the best-guided hiking, backpacking, kayaking, and glacier travel in the area…It’s not by chance we have a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for our trips! Whether you are visiting Skagway through your cruise line, flying in, or Skagway is your home, our mountain expeditions are perfect for both the local and tourist looking to experience all that our beautiful area of Alaska has to offer. Select a guided Packer Expeditions tour below.
Packer Expeditions holds a Special Use Permit to operate hiking tours on land within the Tongass National Forest, and thanks to the hard-working men and women of the United States Forest Service for facilitating this opportunity.
Physical Activity: Guests should be in good physical condition, able to walk over uneven and sometimes challenging terrain including rocks and tree roots, and hike in all weather conditions.
Cruise Ship Passengers: Space on our tours is extremely limited! Most of the cruise ships coming to port have our trips for sale directly through the cruise line, and we are happy to have you book directly if we have the sales space. If you are not coming in on a cruise ship, or your cruise line does not offer a particular excursion, please book online or give us a call to secure your spot! If you have any questions, please give us a call: 907-983-3005.
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Combine an impressive journey on the White Pass Scenic Railway with an incredible hike along the Skagway River and through the lush old-growth forest of the Denver Valley.
Start with a motor coach tour up the scenic Klondike Highway, journey on the White Pass Scenic Railway, and hike the upper reaches of the Skagway River to the majestic Laughton Valley.
This trip combines an exquisite rail journey aboard the historic White Pass & Yukon Route Railway with a wilderness snowshoe hike toward the magnificent Laughton Glacier.