Experience the beauty that surrounds Juneau with friendly, local guides. On the van ride to the departure point, hear about Juneau's history plus interesting information about the city. You'll be fitted with a hybrid disc braked bike, helmet, and water bottle and you’ll receive a safety briefing. Your first stop is by the Chapel-by-the-Lake, a lovely old log chapel with a spectacular view of Auke Lake and the Mendenhall Glacier in the background.
Your ride continues to the west side of the Mendenhall Glacier, with a beach stop for a short break. You’ll then proceed to the visitor area at the east side of Mendenhall Glacier. This portion of the ride includes a one mile trail ride through the rainforest. At the end of the ride, you'll have a chance to spend time admiring the glacier. The ride covers approximately 8.5 miles on a mostly flat road with some rolling hills. Next travel by van to Merchant’s Wharf, an old sea plane hangar in downtown Juneau and a landmark in aviation history for a taste of award winning beers from micro-breweries around Alaska.
Need to Know:
Note: Participants must be at least 10 years of age or 4’ 8” in height and in good physical condition. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Completion of a waiver and/or release form is necessary and cannot be signed by relatives that are not a minor's legal guardian. Must be at least 21 years of age to taste the beer and a photo ID with date of birth is required. Helmets which must be worn, rain proof jackets and pants plus gloves are provided. Hybrid disc brake bicycles in different frame sizes are available from 14" to 21". Children's and tandem bikes are also available.
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Tours with this activity level involve a considerable amount of physical activity such as substantial walking over cobblestone streets, uneven or steep terrain, climbing stairs, or extended periods of standing. Not recommended for guests with physical limitations. Comfortable, sturdy shoes are recommended.