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Mailbox Peak - Old Trail

 9 votes

Length

1.6 Miles 2.5 Kilometers


Singletrack

Elevation

2,834' 864 m

Ascent

0' 0 m

Descent

34%

Avg Grade (19°)

142%

Max Grade (55°)

3,858' 1,176 m

High

1,024' 312 m

Low

Conditions


Minor Issues 65 days ago
Snowy, Some Mud, Icy - The trail had frost on it for most of the hike and snow for the last half or so. But, other than a few areas, it wasn't slick History

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The ultimate, accessible training hike.

jma222 Allen

Overview

A Discover Pass is required.
Features: Birding — Fall Colors — Views — Wildlife

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...

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Dec 21, 2017
Anna McClenny
Trail conditions were great! The snow was packed enough to walk on without sinking but also loose enough to not be slick. 2.5mi
Aug 28, 2017
Nick Reed
At mailbox
Aug 5, 2017
Nathan Godfrey
Jul 17, 2017
Hannah Davis
Took the old trail up, and new down with about an hour spent on the top. Definitely would take old trial up again, much better experience 8mi
Jul 13, 2017
Lauren Joo
New trail and old trail. 8.4mi
Jul 8, 2017
Yaier (BaBa) Ron-Rubinstein
7.2mi
Jun 24, 2017
Dmitriy Chernenko
2.5mi
Jun 21, 2017
Andrew Harper

Trail Ratings

  4.7 from 9 votes

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in North Bend

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in North Bend

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in Washington

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