Day Hike - Mailbox Peak (winter)

A challenging conditioning hike with priority given to Olympia branch BC and AS students. If the hike is not full as of March 27, the leader will register interested hikers who do not meet the priority specifications but have expressed interest in joining the group for the remaining openings.

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  • Winter Scramble
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,100 ft

This information will be provided to registered participants  1-2 weeks prior to the trip.  

This classic hike is a great conditioner.  If you are in top shape, you may want to carry some extra weight to make this a truly awesome conditioner. 


Mailbox Peak (winter)

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. Sturdy mountaineering boots
  12. Trekking poles
  13. Microspikes/snowshoes if recommended by leader 
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