Mount Elwell Climber's Log

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ScottHanson - Oct 20, 2017 6:53 pm Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2017

Trailhead NE of Mt.Elwelll  Sucess!

Trail went by Smith Lake junction. Then headed SW toward Elwell.


GlennD - Oct 1, 2017 11:40 pm Date Climbed: Oct 1, 2017

Day Hike  Sucess!

Beautiful area for a day hike. Summit register was soaked through, pretty much destroyed, despite being in a pipe cannister. Stopped for a swim in Long Lake on the way down.


wmolland - Jun 26, 2016 8:21 pm Date Climbed: Jun 25, 2016

From Long Lake  Sucess!

An easy cruise from the trailhead. A bit toasty on this warm day, but fine views from the top!


Fairweather - Oct 25, 2015 11:39 am Date Climbed: May 14, 2011

From Lake Basin via trail  Sucess!

Very few people in the area.
Nice day with John.


hgrapid - Sep 6, 2015 8:31 pm Date Climbed: Sep 6, 2015

Group of 9  Sucess!

Great weather and hiking conditions for our group of 9. Hiked with Round Lake Peak 7,541'


bechtt - Aug 21, 2015 2:31 pm Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2015

Trail  Sucess!

Nice trail to the top with Tommey. Peak #3/4 for the day

trexkerry - Jul 4, 2015 4:58 pm Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2015

Scenic Hike  Sucess!

Short drive off of Gold Lake Road, with lots of parking and well marked trails. Followed the eastern and then northern shore of Long Lake, to a junction with the PCT, then up to the top, as a thunderstorm began. Descended back down to Mud Lake on the southwest side of the Lake to make a loop 2nd of a 3 peak day, after Haskell and before Sierra Buttes since they are all accessed via Gold Lake Road. TR is HERE.

Jonodo - Oct 19, 2014 11:43 pm Date Climbed: Oct 19, 2014

Long Lake Trail  Sucess!

Nice early morning hike. Beautiful area with the lakes and all. Good view to Lassen.


seano - May 29, 2014 2:55 pm Date Climbed: May 18, 2014

Standard route  Sucess!

Nice afternoon hike after doing Sierra Buttes. Trip report.


BCL - Oct 21, 2013 9:45 am Date Climbed: Oct 20, 2013

From Long Lake TH  Sucess!

Fun hike and neat summit. Managed to lose my camera and GPS in the parking lot.

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Larry Laverty - Sep 12, 2013 1:12 pm Date Climbed: Sep 11, 2013

Silver Lake Trailhead  Sucess!

From Silver Lake TH, followed Long Lake Trail around eastern shore of the lake, then west along the base of Elwell to ridge and up. Back the same way. Paved roads, excellent signage to trailhead, happy campers all along the way, a great day. Combined this with a survey of Eureka Peak but next lifetime will combine it with Sierra Buttes.


LincolnB - Jul 1, 2013 12:29 am Date Climbed: Jun 30, 2013

2nd time  Sucess!

Failed in 2012 due to a thunderstorm. Completed in 2013 in a swarm of blackflies, during a heat wave. Easy hike, great views of the northern sierras.


mengbo - Jun 11, 2012 12:41 am Date Climbed: Jun 10, 2012

From Lake Basin CG  Sucess!

Hiked with Jean. Route: Long Lake Trailhead -> Silver Lake -> Long Lake Trail -> Mt Elwell -> Mud Lake -> Silver Lake -> Bear Lake (Cub, Little, Big) -> Trailhead


smurfer - Jan 10, 2012 9:38 pm Date Climbed: Sep 11, 2011

nice loop, not many people  Sucess!

This was a follow up to Sierra Buttes - nice combination :)


ThePete - Jan 9, 2012 9:45 pm Date Climbed: Sep 11, 2011

Wonderful Lakeview Loop  Sucess!

Great loop from lakes basin campground. (NW to connector to NW shore of Long Lake, up to Elwell, back down via Mud Lake to Silver Lake to the east shore of Long Lake). Great day hike with beautiful weather.


soslaw - Jul 18, 2011 11:14 am Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2011

NW Slope  Sucess!

Linked up a couple of snow filled gullies above Jamison lake. Quite the bushwack to gain and link the gullies.


ckerth - Jun 18, 2011 9:58 pm Date Climbed: Jun 12, 2011

From Gold Lake Highway  Sucess!

Snowshoe from Gold Lake Highway. Good view to the Sierra Buttes and Mount Lassen from the summit. Elwell Lodge Road still had a fair amount of snow on it, and the upper lakes were just starting to melt out.


cdog - Jul 19, 2010 11:51 am Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2010

great loop hike  Sucess!

had a great dog-accompanied dayhike through Lakes Basin that included a visit to Mt Elwell and a nice sampling of lakes and swimming


bigsuit - Jun 17, 2010 9:46 pm Date Climbed: Jun 16, 2010

long lake trail  Sucess!

Hiked to long lake from Greagle, set up camp(shhh don't tell) and hiked Elwell via twilight. the lake was so calm you could see the entire night sky reflected from the summit, BEAUTIFUL!


mrchad9 - May 9, 2010 5:58 am Date Climbed: Oct 7, 2006

From Grass Lake  Sucess!

From Grass Lake on the Long Lake Trail. Hiked Sierra Buttes that afternoon. Part of a 3 day, mostly driving except for today, weekend covering Lost Lake Ridge, Sugar Pine Peak, Ingalls, this, Sierra Buttes, Lola, and Lola North.

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