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Mailbox Peak - Old Trail

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1.6 Miles 2.5 Kilometers


35%

Runnable

2,834' 864 m

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Descent

34%

Avg Grade (19°)

142%

Max Grade (55°)

3,858' 1,176 m

High

1,024' 312 m

Low

Shared By Jackie Clark

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The ultimate accessible training run.

Jackie Clark

Dogs Unknown

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Views · Wildlife

A Discover Pass is required.

Runner Notes

Take the New Mailbox Peak Trail down to save your knees!

Description

The Old Trail of Mailbox Peak is the steepest accessible training from Seattle. The new Mailbox Peak Trail was created by WTA volunteers to account for the increased number of rescues of people getting lost, injured, and increased erosion on this infamous Old Trail.

From the parking lot, pass the white gate and the new trailhead on your left. The old trailhead will be on your left shortly thereafter.

This trail starts steep, has a few seemingly flat areas, but continues up at a pretty steady grade. Follow the white diamonds through a forested section where roots are seemingly the staircase up. The last 1,000ft to the summit is shared with the new Mailbox Peak Trail and you are greeted with a Mailbox full of goodies, and two newly installed plaques. The beautiful views from the top are nice, too...

Contacts

Local Club: Washington Trails Association

Jan 18, 2019: Humility Hill

Jan 18, 2019: Pinnacle Mountain

Jan 18, 2019: Marsupial Peak

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Jun 23, 2015
Arthur Elias
Very fun, non technical, vertical climb fest. 6mi

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  4.7 from 11 votes

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