Mailbox Peak


Winter Scramble - Mailbox Peak

Not your usual Mailbox Peak.

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  • Very Strenuous, Snow Scramble, Winter Scramble
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,000 ft

Exit 34 Popeye's parking lot on the side by the gas pumps

7:30 a.m.

We will explore a route starting at the Granite Lakes TH, ascending the  NE ridge of Mailbox, descending the old trial, unless the group prefers a more gradual descent on the new trail.

Note that this will require a short car shuttle.

As always for winter trips,  a change of destination is possible based on conditions.

If the forecast changes to suggest very bad weather Friday, the trip may shift to Saturday.


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.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Helmet
  • Snowshoes with aggressive points such as MSR
  • Crampons or Micro Spikes
  • Ice Axe
  • Mountaineering Boots
  • Avy beacon if you have one

Check with leader for any additional group gear or required equipment specific to trip location

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