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No mailing it in on Mailbox Peak

New trail to old novelty is a NW rite of passage

The famed mailbox is the prime attraction on an 11.4-mile hike.  Seattle postal carrier Carl Heine lugged the original mailbox to the top in 1960 as a makeshift registry.
The famed mailbox is the prime attraction on an 11.4-mile hike. Seattle postal carrier Carl Heine lugged the original mailbox to the top in 1960 as a makeshift registry. (Photo courtesy of Ken Harrison)
By Elliott Almond CDN Contributor
NORTH BEND, King County — The half-mile to hell usually begins with one word. “Really?” Or per
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