Hiking The Mt Marathon

The 50th most popular hiking trail in Alaska.

Near Seward, there is a primative but unmaintained 2 mile one-way trail running up the west side of Mount Marathon. This is a challenging day hike with 3,000 feet of climbing but has a great vista over Resurrection Bay.

Overall, Mt Marathon is the 50th most popular hiking trail of all 54 hikes in Alaska.

Mt Marathon near Seward (AK/US)

Mt Marathon near Seward (AK/US)

Mt Marathon near Seward (AK/US)

Mt Marathon near Seward (AK/US)

MORE INFORMATION

Local Contact(s):  CNF (907) 224-3374; Alaska Tourism (907) 465-2010.

Recommended Book:  "Alaska Hiking Adventures" from Dean Littlepage

Best Season:  May - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Difficult

Luxury Loding:  Seward Windsong Lodge (877) 777-4079

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/chugach/

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  7/20/2016

ID:  19810

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