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Ascent of Marathon Mountain-Race Point on 2001-08-03

Climber: David Natanis

Others in Party:Brother Ben
Date:Friday, August 3, 2001
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Marathon Mountain-Race Point
    Location:USA-Alaska
    Elevation:3022 ft / 921 m

Ascent Trip Report

Huge vertical, tremendously steep mountain. Views from the top are more beautiful than I could have imagined. This is a unique hike since the route down involves jumping and sliding in the "scree."

Well worth the immense effort needed to summit. Especially considering the help gravity gives on the way down! One of the favorite hikes of my life.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3006 ft / 916 m
    Quality:9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Scramble
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
Perfect Day!
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3006 ft / 916 m
    Start Trailhead:Waterfront Campground  16 ft / 4 m
Descent Statistics



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