The Toughest Race In The World, On Glaciers And Snow

The Mt Baker Marathon is probably the toughest adventure race of all time. That’s probably why it only took place three years in a row and this a wile back, in 1911, 1912 and 1913.

Mt Baker is a 3,286 m high summit situated in the Washington state, north west of America. It’s a volcano covered by steep glaciers and snow all year round.

The population living around this area during this period was one of the toughest : woodsmen, loggers, coal miners, and other very hard workers. No professional athletes but their physical condition was incredible due to their activities.

All who ran the race defied death and injury for a $100 purse of gold coin. But the competition only last 3 years due to its dangerousness.