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Great afternoon

The hike is pretty demanding in places, especially when you're trying to get down some of the... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
jenesaispascolorado
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Colorado
A strenuous hike with great views of the bay

Parking and hiking are free. The trail head is off 2nd Street and Monroe along a residential lane... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
conniegum
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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

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...More

3  Thank jenesaispascolorado
Reviewed 21 June 2017

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...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2017

We wanted to climb this mountain but it was still pretty wet with ice and snow at the top. So we went to Exit Glacier instead. Need to be in good shape to hike this mountain

Thank George M
Reviewed 17 May 2017

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...More

5  Thank Rhys J
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Made a long, hard half day hike and made it to the bowl. Some short but very steep sections. Great views of the city and the bay.

1  Thank spencers1621
Reviewed 3 November 2016

For a good workout and awesome views of the bay, harbor and other mountains it is great. Even in the winter it's a great hi,e but it can get slick with out traction treads on your boots. Summertimes it's a great hike and there is...More

1  Thank Frankly N
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We had a great time. This was a beautiful hike. But, it was foggy when we hiked and didn't realize until we had gone way too far. We live in Oregon and I'm used to hiking until you reach a clear peak. I guess there...More

1  Thank kylie123321
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We decided to do this activity as my husband is from Seward. He coaxed me into climbing this bridge with him as its on his bucket list. We took the easier route which in itself is very challenging for the occasional gym frequenter. It's a...More

1  Thank 880deniset
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Make sure to stay within your abilities. The easier route takes you through a breathtaking valley. Take the path beyond the locked gate and head right when the jeep trail ends. Once you hit the valley, the climb can be made along the ridge line...More

Thank sweeper7
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

If you don't want to run Mt.Marathon with the elite athletes on July 4 in Seward, but want to see the view from the top, there's a hike for you! Take the hiker's trail, not the runner's trail. The full hike climbs 3,022 feet so...More

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Response from waltw234 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the above. Rain usually goes with clouds and clouds can lead to a serious loss of visibility.
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Response from Danuza | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty sure it is not allowed, however, there are campsites in the area near the mountain. I also agree with the traveler from AZ , bears are dangerous! Bears have killed people even in trails commonly used. Caution is... More
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