Embark on an exhilarating adventure with our guided snowshoe or ice cleat tour through the mesmerizing wonders of Ausable Chasm! Discover the enchanting beauty of intricate ice formations while gaining exclusive insights from our seasoned guides. This thrilling two-hour journey offers an immersive exploration of the magnificent chasm, providing an unprecedented experience.
Dive into the heart of Ausable Chasm with our guided hiking tour, granting you access to the historic Inner Sanctum trail—an opportunity not available with other admission options. Gear up with your own snowshoes or ice cleats or opt for the convenience of renting from us. Seize this unique chance to tread the path less traveled!
Snowshoes or ice cleats are required on both Guided and Self-Guided tours. You are welcome to provide your own. Rentals are available at $5.00 per pair.
Self-guided tours are open to hikers aged 8 and up with access to the 2-mile Rim Walk Trail. Reservations are not required for this activity. Purchase your entry ticket at our Welcome Center when you arrive.
We highly recommend reserving your two-hour guided tour today! Our knowledgeable guide will safely lead you through our trail system while sharing fascinating stories about the rich history of this stunning chasm. Guided tours are perfect for those aged 10 and above.
MEET YOUR TOUR GUIDE, CHRIS JARVIS
What do you love most about Ausable Chasm? There's an abundance of love-worthy experiences at Ausable Chasm, making it nearly impossible for me to pick just one favorite. The breathtaking views are just the beginning; there's an array of exciting activities to dive into. Personally, I find immense joy in connecting with visitors from all corners of the globe who flock to witness the wonders of Ausable Chasm!
What is your role at Ausable Chasm? When the summer sun is shining, you'll find me donning the hats of a Rafting, Adventure, and River Walk guide. I also dedicate a significant chunk of my time to nurturing our fantastic trail system.
What are some fun facts about you? I'm a nature enthusiast, especially passionate about white-water kayaking. Ever heard of someone conquering all 46 high peaks of the Adirondacks barefoot? Well, that's me! (Yes, barefoot hiking is totally a thing.)
What can we expect on a guided winter tour? Winter tours with me are fun! Brace yourself for captivating tales about the rich history of Ausable Chasm and the Adirondack Mountains while surrounded by geological wonders.