Basic Alpine Climb - Mailbox Peak

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Mailbox Peak

Up the old trail and down the old trail for old times' sake...

Info
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  • Very Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,100 ft

8:30 am at upper trailhead parking area

Trip is designed for new Basic Climbing students needing to meet conditioner requirements. Students will need to carry a pack weighing the greater of 25 pounds or 20% of their body weight while keeping up with the group. Required: MicroSpikes or crampons, helmet, ice axe, and Discover pass (one per vehicle) Recommended/optional: Trekking poles

Route/Place

Mailbox Peak



  • Green Trails Mount Si NRCA No. 206S

    Green Trails Middle Fork Snoqualmie No. 174S

    Green Trails Bandera No. 206
  • See full route/place details.
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Mountain boots that can accept crampons (not hiking boots)
  • Crampons
  • An ice axe (not technical ice tools)
  • A back pack (40 to 60 liters)
  • Helmet
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Warm gloves or mittens
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