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WoodswalkerMasada  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 27, 1994

Woodswalker

Took the trail to the top predawn to see the sun rise over the Dead Sea. History and nature at their best!
Posted Nov 14, 2013 8:13 am

whatdoIknowgood hike  Sucess!

whatdoIknow

Even better: running down the trail full speed. Also, very interesting place to visit.
Posted Sep 20, 2013 3:20 pm

RuvichaMessenger Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 12, 1995

Ruvicha

The Messenger Trail is a great route to the top of Masada. The trail served as the line of communication between Roman forces at the base of the mountain and the assault forces at the top. The trail starts at the eastern base of Masada, passes the ruins of Roman encampments and siege walls, circles around to the north end and then ascends to the Roman ramp on the western side. Little used at the time of our climb, the trail affords dramatic views of the Masada fortress.
Posted Oct 13, 2012 9:32 pm

SergeyRe: Messenger Trail

Sergey

Hi!
I didn't know the name of the trail and called it "Round Masada Route" in my post "Eleazar Mt". Thank you for intresting information, I'll make the correction. Climbed Masada by this trail with my grandson Jan 2013. Not so crouded as Snake Path.

Sergey
Posted Mar 5, 2013 7:04 am

SergeyMasada by the Snake Path  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 11, 2012

Sergey

4 pensioners from Moscow 50 minutes by Snake Path. The summit has met us by a sandy storm.
Posted Jan 28, 2012 5:21 am

Midlife MountaineerHOT  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 25, 2011

Midlife Mountaineer

You wouldn't think that climbing up to sea level would be all that challenging, but the heat made it so. Awesome views.
Posted Aug 25, 2011 12:50 pm

Tjohn67238A hot day!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 19, 1984

Tjohn67238

Swam (or floated) in the Dead Sea. Then we hiked up the Snake Path to top of Masada. Bring water! It was very hot & dry. The ruins at the top are amazing. An unforgettable day.
Posted Jun 18, 2011 8:41 am

jshuartRoute Climbed: Snake Path  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 8, 2000

jshuart

Climbed up and down the Snake Path. Great views of the Dead Sea and surrounding desert. Dry and hot as you'd expect, but well worth it!
Posted Jan 19, 2011 4:33 pm

etai101saw my share of sunrises  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 1, 2000

etai101

15 times up 15 time down through the sake trail why you would ask corprel punshment in training in the the army not all at the same time.
Posted Dec 28, 2010 2:50 pm

BaarbNot so much climbing....  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 16, 1999

Baarb

Cable car up and hiked down after spending some time at the Dead Sea. Just one stop of a month long trip in Israel, great place, shame about the political/religious/social issues.
Posted Aug 13, 2009 7:56 pm

ericwillhiteTook easy way up!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 1, 2004

ericwillhite

Touring around, got this summit as a bonus. Some pics at http://www.willhiteweb.com/israel/israel_travel_sights_034.htm
Posted Jul 24, 2009 3:54 am

Rocky AlpsCablecar Up, Switchback Trail Down  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 17, 2000

Rocky Alps

It's usually really hot by the Dead Sea, but we lucked out and had perfect weather this day.
Posted Sep 15, 2008 3:50 pm

BobaFettYup  Sucess!

BobaFett

Probably a dozen times. Winter is best.
Posted Jul 24, 2008 1:49 pm

Lips74Up the Ramp down the Snake  Sucess!

Lips74

Climbed the Roman Ramp at dawn (20 min)decended the Snake Path. Nice way down.
Posted Mar 13, 2007 4:25 am

Claude MauguierRoute Climbed: normal eastern hike Date Climbed: dec 29 1981  Sucess!
I hate cable cars...and the place together with the weather were magic. Impressive views, adorned with this so special athmosphere of historical places. A special spot during a 15 days hike between Galilea and the Red Sea.
Posted Nov 12, 2005 10:41 am

SpiceManRoute Climbed: The hike Date Climbed: July 2000  Sucess!

SpiceMan

Good hike. Took some energy.
Posted Nov 9, 2005 12:50 am

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