Wrangell St. Elias National Park
Hiking Trip: Jumbo Mine
Distance: 7 miles out and back
Approx. hiking time: 5-8 hours
Total elevation gain: +3597, -3597
Best season: July - early September
Access: Trail begins on the road north out of Kennicott
Maps: USGS McCarthy B-5, C-6
Challenges: Not overly steep, but the angle is unrelentingly up from the start.
A good workout up to the ruins at the Jumbo Mine site. The structure has collapsed even further since these photos were taken. Expect snow on the upper trail till early July or possibly later.