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Mindful Marmot Guided Hike: Mount Marathon Bowl

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    What to Expect
    You will meet your guide at the trail head which is conveniently located in the town of Seward. From there we will hike up to the Mount Marathon Bowl enjoying view of waterfalls, alpine meadows, forest, and expansive views of Seward and the surrounding area. Once arriving at the bowl we will take time exploring the area or just relaxing in this beautiful mountain oasis. From there we will pack up and hike back down to the trailhead. The whole excursion will take 3-4 hours depending on how quickly we hike up and how much time spent in the bowl. Come check out this awesome guided hiking experience!
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    Departure Point
    Seward, Seward, Alaska
    • Local taxes
    • Local guide
    • Gratuities
    • Lunch
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 20 July 2019

    Not an experienced hiker, so it was hard for me but I'm proud we finished it. Rachel was a delight - great personality, very helpful and understanding. We encountered a moose and a bear on our hike so Rachel did everything to protect us and...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank MarinaRigaNJ
    RachelG3877, Owner at The Mindful Marmot, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2019

    You ladies were so fun to hike with! Thanks so much for the wonderful conversation and you should be totally proud of yourselves for conquering that hike!!!

    Reviewed 9 July 2019

    I completed this guided tour with Rachel two days back. It was amazing. The whole experience going up and coming down was great. The view up top is breathtaking. Keep at least 2 water bottles handy as it can get quite hot up there in...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank mashomashi
    RachelG3877, Owner at The Mindful Marmot, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2019

    Thanks so much for hiking with me!! So nice to hike with someone who truly appreciates the beauty of the outdoors!

    Reviewed 26 June 2019 via mobile

    We did the guided hike to Mount Marathon Bowl and it was incredible. Rachel was a great guide and got us smoothly to the destination and back. The bowl is beautiful as you are surrounded by mountains with a stream and waterfall running through the...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Hank J
    RachelG3877, Owner at The Mindful Marmot, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2019

    Thank you so much Hank! You both were lovely to hike with! Look forward to the next time!

    Reviewed 23 June 2019

    This hike was a lot more challenging than I anticipated, but it was a lot of fun! Rachel was an excellent guide, and she took the time to teach us about the various plants we passed. She was very easy to talk to, and I...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank katieuelk
    Reviewed 18 June 2019

    Rachel is a fantastic guide and yoga instructor. She is sweet and extremely skilled. She was communicative early on when I had some challenges booking and she emailed with any updates she had closer to the date. I did the Mt Marathon hike to the...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Breeze_in_breeze_out
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    11 August 2019|
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    Response from mashomashi | Reviewed this property |
    You have few options to choose from the website. It is straightforward booking and an amazing hike.
    Sarah H
    13 July 2019|
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    Response from Hank J | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry this is so late. An active 7 year old with hiking experience would be fine. There were a couple of steep sections but they weren’t very long. If she’s not active it would be a grueling experience!
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