Best part of cursing it when you get to take in all the beautiful scenery along the way. Our view of Mt. Marathon was everything we dreamed it would be. We would love to return and hike around it someday.
Every July 4 hundreds of men, women and youths race up and down Mt. Marathon. Why? Because it's there. Perhaps 50 or 60 years ago I might have managed a run up and down this mountain, but now at an advanced age the best way...更多
This is a gorgeous mountain and the trail to go up is not so terribly hard! You can appreciate from below or adventure up. Really wonderful! They just had a nice competition that brings people from many places to run up the mountain and a...更多
The hike is pretty demanding in places, especially when you're trying to get down some of the steeper parts. We took the jeep trail, as opposed to the tougher and reportedly scarier race trail. Round trip was 5 or 6 miles and took us about...更多
Parking and hiking are free.
The trail head is off 2nd Street and Monroe along a residential lane. This is a connection of three trails to the top. The trail starts as a rocky and steep jeep trail the first .6 mile, but smooths out...更多
My wife and I enjoyed views of Mt. Marathon on our visit to Seward in May 2016 during our escorted ‘Natural Wonders of Alaska’ tour with Titan Travel. We were staying for 1 night on a room only basis at the welcoming and comfortable Best...更多