About Us and the Area

About Us

Alaska Backcountry Adventure Tours LLC are made up of long-time Alaskans, Craig and Holly Saunders. They have lived in the Mat-Su Valley for over 43 years. It is now home to their four children and twelve grandchildren. Together their family has explored and enjoyed all the fun this valley has to offer and never get tired of its beauty. The Saunders know what is happening in the Mat-Su Valley and can direct you with an endless variety of suggestions for having tons of fun.

This knowledge and experience is what makes Alaska Backcountry Adventure Tours LLC one of the best guided tour companies in all of Alaska. With Craig and Holly Saunders at the helm, you will experience unforgettable camping trips and hiking tours.

Alaska’s Matanuska Valley

Palmer is Alaska’s original colony settlement where farming and mining have always played a large role in the economy and the everyday life of its residents. From Matanuska Glacier, world class sport fishing and spectacular scenery to world record cabbages, gold panning and skiing, this community truly offers something for everyone.

Check out our list and links to local activities and attractions, or feel free to ask us for recommendations.

Contact Alaska Backcountry Adventure Tours LLC for more information.