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Borealis River Guides

Anchorage county, Alaska whitewater outfitter

  The beautiful scenery of Alaska and the cool fresh water beats anything. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby. Lodging is available near the river, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in this state tend to be more challenging than the national average, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that lots of rivers here are not for beginners. No matter if
    you're whitewater rafting or kayaking there are lots of good spots for that around here. The starting point is not too far from Anchorage. The beauty of the Chugach Mountains is a great plus for this river. Getting some
good exercise and just hanging out with mother nature have people coming from far and near.

Briefly about the general area:
Borealis River Guides is not far at all from Girdwood; great skiing awaits you at Alyeska. Whohoo, so many amusing things in one place! The Chugach Mountains rocks! Near Borealis River Guides you stumble on the Crow Pass Trail which is a magnificent hiking trail. You absolutely should explore Chugach National
Forest since you're here at Borealis River Guides. During the summertime months here at Borealis River Guides, high temperatures ordinarily reach the 60's while overnight lows are generally in the 40's. The wintertime brings highs down to the 10's with winter lows in the 0's overnight here at Borealis River Guides. Around Borealis River Guides you donít get a lot of precipitation. Of all the months in a year September is the one with the most rain, and April is when it's the driest.

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Borealis River Guides.
 Whitewater Near Borealis River Guides:
Whitewater Outfitter - Ouzel Expeditions, Anchorage Borough, 1 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Anchorage Whitewater, Anchorage Borough, 1 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Chugach Adventure Guides, Anchorage Borough, 1 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Eagle River, Anchorage Borough, 12 miles away
      Class IV - 3 miles long (Echo Bend to Rapids Camp)
Eagle River, Anchorage Borough, 14 miles away
      Class I - 15 miles long (Upper)
Sixmile River, Kenai Penninsula Borough, 18 miles away
      Class V - 9.3 miles long (East Fork of Six Mile to Sunshine)
Bird Creek, -blank- Borough, 20 miles away
      Class V+ - 3.5 miles long (5 miles upstream to Turnagain Arm)
Portage River, Municipality of Anchorage Borough, 20 miles away
      Class -blank- - 13 miles long (Portage Lake to Turnagain Arm)
Whitewater Outfitter - Chugach Outdoor Center, Kenai Peninsula Borough, 21 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Twentymile River, Anchorage Borough, 23 miles away
      Class -blank- - 20 miles long (Carmen Lake to Turnagain Arm)
 Ski Areas Near Borealis River Guides:
Alyeska, Alaska , 1 miles away, 2500 foot drop, 9 lifts, 68 runs
Alpenglow At Arctic Valley, Alaska , 39 miles away, 1400 foot drop, 4 lifts, 25 runs
Hilltop, Alaska , 43 miles away, 294 foot drop, 3 lifts, 10 runs
 Hotels Near Borealis River Guides:
The Hotel Alyeska, Girdwood , 1 miles away
The Hotel Alyeska, Girdwood , 2 miles away
Alaska Garden Gate B&B, Palmer , 21 miles away
Hatcher Pass Bed And Breakfast, Palmer , 21 miles away
Alaska Garden Gate B B And Cot, Palmer , 22 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Borealis River Guides:
Bertha Creek Campground, Kenai Peninsula County, 12 miles away
Portage Valley RV Park and Cabin Rentals, Portage, 14 miles away
Granite Creek - Chugach National Forest, Anchorage, 15 miles away
 Trails Near Borealis River Guides:
Crow Pass Trail, Anchorage , 4 miles away
Johnson Pass Trail, Kenai Peninsula , 16 miles away
 Public Lands Near Borealis River Guides:
Kenai Fjords National Park, Seward - AK , 35 miles away
Katmai National Park & Preserve, King Salmon - AK , 49 miles away
Chugach National Forest, Alaska , 11 miles away
Chugach State Park, Alaska , 18 miles away
 Lakes Near Borealis River Guides
Johnson Lake, Kenai Peninsula , 15 miles away

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