The Pacific Crest trail is long (and so are the switchbacks) making a friendly grade for logging many daily miles. 75 Miles (give or take a few) 19,000′ Cumulative Vertical Gain Section J of the PCT in the Heart of Washington offers up spectacular scenery along the Alpine Lakes Wilderness. Many dream of thru-hiking the …
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4000 ft climb over 2 miles, this thigh burner is not for the timid. However, rewards at the top include views of Rainier & Glacier and an array of wild flowers in late summer. Leave a note or some small memorabilia in the mailbox. Note that after 9/11 firemen hauled a real fire hydrant and fire ladders to the top, but they disappeared a year or two later. As of summer 2011 the new Discover Pass is required for your car at... Discovered by Mark Iverson at Mailbox Peak, King County, Washington