Alaska Wild Guides, based in Girdwood, is owned and operated by the Ruckel Brothers. Born and raised in Alaska, we are intent on giving our clients a personal wilderness experience of Alaska's immense beauty on our backcountry trips.Contact Us
We keep our snowmachine and kayak tour groups small, this enables us to cover more ground and expose you to more of Alaska's unique wonders.
We are intent on giving our clients a personal wilderness experience.Winter Tours
Our guide service is located at the base of Mt. Alyeska, Alaska's premier ski resort, surrounded by the raw majesty of the Chugach National Forest. Take a look at our site and see if these adventures call to you like the call of the wild.Photo Gallery
Our kayaks are unique for Alaskan tours, with an 18' tall mast and 90 sq.ft. of sail, we can zip along at up to 12 knot speeds with no effort, or leisurely pedal the "mirage drive" (think recumbent bike) at over 4 knots.Summer Tours
Follow along on a guided backcountry snowmobile trip with Alaska Wild Guides.See Video