Call or Text: 907-783-3600 
9AM-8PM Alaska time 

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Snowmachine with us!

Explore Alaska's vast winter landscape at the controls of a cross-country or mountain snowmobile.   
  • Ride into Alaska's backcountry with local guides
  • Snowmachine rentals from Girdwood, Anchorage, Alyeska & Portage
  • See magnificent blue ice faces and ice caves on our Glacier Snowmobile Tour
  • Tours for beginner and experienced riders, ask about our guided rentals 
  • Iditarod National Historic Trail rides in Turnagain Pass on our Alaska Snowmobile Tour
  • Multi-day lodge to lodge snowmobile expeditions
  • Iditarod Expeditions to watch the sled dog race up close
Alaska Backcountry Access LLC is a year-round multi-sport guiding and outfitting operation 
based near Anchorage in Alaska's only resort community of Girdwood. Tours depart mostly from trailheads to provide low rates and ultimate flexibility for your backcountry adventure.   

Guiding snowmobile tours in Alaska since 2000 we have more experience across Alaska than any other snowmachine outfitter.  Check out all of our photos on Instagram, we actually do ride and rent across Alaska and are proud to be the leader of the industry!  

Call or text us at 907 783-3600 to make reservations 

  •  Winter:
    • Snowmobiling 
    • Cross-country Skiing & Trekking
    • Snowshoeing & Snowshoeering
    • Canyoneering
  • Summer:
    • Jetboat rides to remote lakes and glaciers
    • Rafting and Kayaking
    • Gold Rush Canyoneering
    • Backcountry Camping
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Experience is the difference

We are not your average tour company — we offer active trips for small groups and families year-round from Girdwood, Alaska. Unique permits with the Chugach National Forest allow us access to remote glaciers and trails through the Kenai Mountains. Unlike the others we actually ride and rent snowmobiles across Alaska!

Proudly operating on the Chugach National Forest  under a Special Use Permit since 2006 


Tours depart daily from the Hotel Alyeska front lobby.

Skookum Adventure Center

Reservations required for our preparation and your complete satisfaction.   Exceeding expectations is our specialty.  Bring warm layers outerwear, wool sox, small cameras, hats and gloves, sunglasses and sense of adventure. Our snowmobiles are mostly 600 and 900cc liquid-cooled 4 stroke expedition and cross-country models. We provide outerwear including snow bibs, jackets, boots, helmets and gloves. Alaska Snowmobile Tours is a division of Alaska Backcountry Access LLC. Snowmobiling is inherently dangerous, participants are required to sign a Release of Liability and Indemnity Form.  

   Tailgate Alaska 2012 Flow Freeride competition transportation

Women specific -40* boots, bibs, jackets and Skin Snowcross Helmets with Smith googles

Iditarod Expeditions:  Willow, Skwentna, Rainy Pass, Ruby, Galena White Mountain and Nome options via  snowmobile, airlines, dog team, helicopter, tracked trucks and ski planes

Powder play fields on almost every ride!

Lodge to lodge inclusive snowmobile expeditions to the best lodges in Alaska

 A few of our many favorite snowmobiling lodges:

Eureka Lodge near Nelchina Glacier

 Northwoods Lodge on the Skwentna River 

Tal Vista Lodge on the Talachulitna River

Lake Louise Lodge on Lake Louise Alaska

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Worthington Icecave

Caroline and Julie, Tailgate Alaska Tour 2012, Thompson Pass, Alaska

Rainy Pass Iditarod Expedition 2012, Snowmobile 100's of miles

Eureka and Lake Louise spring riding 2012 with Canadians 


Customized guided rentals in Southcentral Alaska and from Anchorage Alaska

Lodge and RV based snowmachine rentals, tours and guided rentals 

Snowmachine Rentals at Arctic Man

Glacier Snowmobile Tour from our Skookum Adventure Center
Mile 78.8 Seward Highway just south of Portage Road on the Seward Highway

Check out our backyard on an exclusive tour of Skookum and Spencer Glaciers 
in the world famous Chugach Mountains of the Chugach National Forest

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