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Pretty trashy all the way up and super trashy at the top.  But a fun time with my family and some beautiful wildflowers at the…

USPS ran into an issue

Thank goodness for the diamond marker in the trees, this old trail was a climb and was tricky navigating. Very glad I had the map…

Is this the trail!?? Did I get lost?

I thought ellinor was tough…. sheesh. This trail started off a little steep, but it just kept getting steeper. At one point I thought… well…

Fogged in

Our numbers (on AllTrails) when we finished this hike were higher than we were expecting – 12.3 miles, 4,167 ft elevation gain. We found it…

Mailbox mountain

Tough hike – took the new trail, which was longer, but nice and wide for keeping distance from other hikers.  Lots of switchbacks.

You’ve Got Mail

If you do this hike on a weekend start EARLY! I left the peak around 8:20 and I passed 30 hikers in the first half…

First Ever Summit – Mailbox Peak

Fellow Six Pack of Peaks Challenger, Johnny, and his dog Mara, and I made our first ever mountain summit on Sunday and scaled Mailbox Peak!…

You’ve Got Mail(box Peak)

Old trail is a bear but a nice bear. One that you might become odd couple friends with. I started up the old trail at…

Mailbox Peak

Beautiful day in the PNW for a hike. Started at 6:40am and the trail was not too crowded. The other hikers were very considerate about…

You’ve Got Mail(box)!

Route: (old) trail up and (new) trail down. The old trail wasn’t as bad as expected. I took it slow and steady, and thankfully, though…

Mailbox Peak: Strenuous Version

Took the strenuous trail up. Kind of reminded me of running Mount Marathon in Seward, Alaska at times. The peak was very crowded.

Mailbox Peak: Strenuous Version

Took the strenuous trail up. Kind of reminded me of running Mount Marathon in Seward, Alaska at times. The peak was very crowded.

Snail Mail

It was a very rainy day. Once we started hiking, the forest became fogged in. The hike became too difficult for my partner. He turned…

Who needs views anyway

Half inch of fresh snow at the top with light snow coming down as we hiked. Everything above tree line was socked in but a…

Mailbox

A friend and I took the old trail up and new trail down. It was a foggy and cloudy day with mist and slightly windy…

Sunny day on Mailbox Peak!

Lovely sunny day up on Mailbox Peak! Parking lot full by 8am. Took the old trail up, very steep but fast. Summit very busy. Took…

Mailbox!

Great day! The weather was perfect!

You’ve got mail!

My wife, dog and I did this for our very first summit. While we could have used a couple more poles and some crampons we…

Mailbox Peak

Fun hike, I changed up a little on this one and did it with a group instead of solo…it was a fun experience and I…

My death march

This was my first hike in the group…. Also my first asthma attack… Eek! I didn’t recognize it, thought I was just sorely out of…