This weekend, I broke the (very) long streak of not hiking over the winter months and went up Mailbox Old Trail again. Boy, I am not in nearly the same shape I was when I went up the first time–it kicked my butt! There’s definitely still enough snow at the top to make the last scramble a little difficult without crampons, but we made it work. The forest was gorgeous and the air was crisp, and it made me remember just how restorative being outdoors can be for my mental health.
Anyway, legs are still sore and I’ve gained some motivation to get back in shape–I see more cardio and stairmaster in my future. Cheers!
2 thoughts on “Mailbox Peak”
Vow, I can see some snow in pics. Did you do this hike in May 2019. I recently did mailbox peak in second week of May thru new trail with my hubby and kid , all the snow was gone. That week the temperature were soaring above 70 F. Do check on my post on hiking Mailbox peak.
It was late April! We’ve had such crazy weather since then.