Steep ascent, long descent, lots of rocks and a mailbox (or two)

Peak Summited2020 Mailbox Peak
Type of HikeDay hike
TrailheadOld Mailbox Peak Trailhead
EncounteredWildflowers blooming
Hiking CompanionsHiked with a partner
Road ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehicles
Bug StatusBugs were not too bad
Snow ConditionsSnow free
Trail ConditionsMinor obstacles posing few problems

We went up the old trail and came down the new trail. It was a bit easy to get off trail on the way up, but easy to find it again as long as the general direction was up. There were a few biting flies once we were above timberline, so I'd recommend some bug repellent. Amazing panoramic views today. We started early (6:40), and the trails were still pretty busy, so bring a mask.


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