Introduction to Trail Running Racing

Field trip: Introduction to Trail Running Racing

Introduction to Trail Running Racing - Mailbox Peak

Practice trail running skills and build your milage base at a local frontcountry trail.

  • Very Strenuous, Snow Scramble, Winter Scramble
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 8.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,100 ft

Parking is limited - carpooling is recommended. 

Meet option 1: Tibbets Valley Parking lot by the skateboard park at 7:00 AM. 

Meet option 2: Mailbox Peak Parking lot at 7:30 - 7:45AM

This session focuses on building your base milage. 

We will go up via the Boot path/Climbers trail and run down the hiker's trail.

NOTE: Poles required!


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

Please wear layers of breathable, technical clothing suitable for outdoor aerobic activities.

  • Waterproof jacket, hat, buff, gloves, and sunglasses
  • Trail running shoes
  • A small day pack or belt 
  • Bring snacks and water
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