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Mailbox to Dirty Harry's Winter Traverse

Mailbox summit traverse the Ridge to Dirty Harry summit and finish at dirty harrys parking lot.

Hiking Difficult

12 km
1.4 km
1.3 km
4-5 hrs
Low Point
250 m
High Point
1.5 km
Mailbox to Dirty Harry's Winter Traverse Map

This is a popular hiking route which is generally considered to be difficult. It's not remote, it features high exposure and is typically done between December and April. From a low point of 250 m to the maximum altitude of 1.5 km, the route covers 12 km, 1407 vertical metres of ascent and 1262 vertical metres of descent.


Long winter traverse across mailbox-dirty harry's traverse.



Hiking trails where obstacles such as rocks or roots are prevalent. Some obstacles can require care to step over or around. At times, the trail can be worn and eroded. The grade of the trail is generally quite steep, and can often lead to strenuous hiking.

High Exposure

3 out of 4

Some trail sections have exposed ledges or steep ascents/descents where falling could cause serious injury.


1 out of 4

Close to help in case of emergency.

Best time to visit

between December and April


  • Alpine
  • Picturesque
  • Summit Hike

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