Mailbox Peak


Day Hike - Mailbox Peak

This is a strenuous short hike, 2.5 miles to the top and ascending 4,100 feet. Olympia Mountaineers basic climbing students and scrambling students will have preference for meeting their conditioning requirements. For this climb, 3 hours carrying 30 pounds will qualify for completing the conditioner. Option to take the longer route down for a total 8.1 miles.

  • Very Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 8.1 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,100 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 4,822 ft

We'll meet at Haggans on Cooper Point Road for carpooling, leave Haggans at 6:00 am, and begin hiking at trailhead around 7:30 am.  

This is a very steep hike with an elevation gain of 4,100 feet.  Students should have done conditioning before and be in good shape already.   


Mailbox Peak

  • Green Trails Mount Si NRCA No. 206S

    Green Trails Middle Fork Snoqualmie No. 174SX

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

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
  11. micro spikes required
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