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December 26, 2015 Mailbox Peak
« on: 12/26/15, 06:10 PM »

Necessary? Not really. Fun? Absolutely! With amazing snowfall just about anywhere is better than Mailbox Peak. I got off duty in Bremerton at around 730 today so most of the places I actually wanted to hit up were a little on the late side of time and I opted for the closest place where I knew I could get one glorious run in and enjoy a nice workout in the process. I was not disappointed. Similar to many times this past spring and summer, I started on a trail without snow and made my way up into a glorious alpine tundra. After 4,000 ft of gain, I enjoyed a fun run off of the summit with sharp turns on my splitboard to enjoy the powdery awesomeness. And having said all of this: No. I never have to do this again.
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Re: December 26, 2015 Mailbox Peak
« Reply #1 on: 12/26/15, 08:27 PM »

Obligatory Mailbox peak pic


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Re: December 26, 2015 Mailbox Peak
« Reply #2 on: 12/27/15, 12:27 AM »

Nice! Did you do the new route or the old route?

Looks like the distance has almost doubled with the new route, with the same elevation gain though.
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Re: December 26, 2015 Mailbox Peak
« Reply #3 on: 12/27/15, 07:32 AM »

Old trail. I have yet to take the new one for that exact reason.
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