McCarthy Creek

Overview

Glacier travel, exciting whitewater, mining history, and beer at the finish!

Difficulty

Class III with a required short portage of Class V/VI canyon

Length

1 day, 1 night

Distance

10 miles hiking, 17 miles floating

Access

Kennicott Historic Mine onto the Root Glacier

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 61.483
Longitude: -142.883