Mt. Ellinor Climber's Log

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skyler - May 6, 2015 9:56 am

day hike  Sucess!

Beautiful day hike.


Walkoutnow - Mar 2, 2015 5:02 pm Date Climbed: Feb 28, 2015

Views galore  Sucess!

A very cool, steep, but short climb this is. Lots of snow from the previous storm, but a clear blue sky on this day. Once above tree line you begin getting rewarded with great views. Want to come back and climb the chute with a bit more snow. One of my favorite locals for sure.

Ian Culhane

Ian Culhane - Jan 23, 2015 3:50 am Date Climbed: Jul 29, 2011

Easy but nice climb  Sucess!

Took the chute; quick summit, but a very nice view of the Olympics


mcross - Nov 7, 2014 6:12 pm Date Climbed: Jun 15, 2014

Goats!  Sucess!

This mountain has an excellent "effort-to-reward" ratio in terms of experience and scenery. Loved it. Watch out for all of the mountain goats!

Vic Hanson

Vic Hanson - Sep 28, 2014 10:53 pm Date Climbed: Sep 26, 2014

Nice workout  Sucess!

Hadn't really planed on doing it until the next day but at the last minute headed up, started at the lower TH at 4:33 pm, reached the top in 1 1/2 hours and down in about 1 hr. Didn't see any goats.


avilajake - Jul 14, 2014 6:50 pm Date Climbed: Jun 8, 2014

Great Climb  Sucess!

Climbed from the lower trail head to get the added elevation gain. Summited via the summer route, although we deviated and went straight up the shoot instead of taking the switch backs. Lots of goats on top. Great trip.


yadahzoemtn - May 26, 2014 12:36 pm Date Climbed: Aug 7, 2008

Nice Walk in the Woods  Sucess!

With Kevin and Jodi.


olympicmarmot - Jan 31, 2014 12:38 am

love this little lady  Sucess!

Fun in all seasons. Such a great panorama

Matt Lemke

Matt Lemke - Dec 12, 2013 5:28 pm Date Climbed: Apr 6, 2013

Snowy climb  Sucess!

Date is a guess...climbed with no views in a blizzard!


StukeSowle - Mar 12, 2013 12:48 am Date Climbed: Mar 10, 2013

Poor weather, perfect snow!  Sucess!

Road is still impassable about a mile below the trailhead. Headed up into some light snow, but kept going in hopes the clouds would burn off. Unfortunately, they did not but the snow was terrific for kickstepping up the Chute. Was able to enjoy some views from the top. Traversed the ridge between Ellinor and Washington but stopped when I felt it was unsafe since I was solo. Yet another great climb of Ellinor!

bigbadgoo - Oct 1, 2012 9:03 pm Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2010

Goateriphic  Sucess!

Before the goats got nasty :)


cafzal - Sep 23, 2012 9:40 pm Date Climbed: Sep 8, 2011

"Watch for goats"  Sucess!

Fun climb in the sun with friends, some glissading down. First WA peak ascent for me. Saw some goats too.

olygtx06 - Sep 22, 2012 1:13 pm Date Climbed: Jun 8, 2012




olymountainman - Jul 1, 2012 2:32 pm Date Climbed: May 26, 2012

Always a nice, close climb  Sucess!

Ive climbed her many many times, its always fun. I use the winter route year around to avoid the crowds and make it more of a scramble. When the chutes full of snow I always bring my board, summit to bottom of chute in like 2 minutes :P Theres lots of trad climbing and class 4 scrambles available up here as well.

IBentryn - Mar 22, 2012 3:00 pm Date Climbed: Jun 20, 1996

Goats & Lightning.  Sucess!

Guy I was with fed a goat some cheddar cheese - then wondered why it tried to take his whole lunch. Clouds rolled in. Figured it was time to leave the summit when my forehead felt like there were ants running around on it! :)

Jake Robinson

Jake Robinson - Mar 19, 2012 2:08 am Date Climbed: Sep 24, 2009

Cool summit  Sucess!

Opted for the chute route even though it was snow free. Lots of loose rock.

ack - Feb 27, 2012 1:44 pm Date Climbed: Feb 24, 2012

Snow Storm  Sucess!

Deep snow. Was knee-waist deep all the way up the chute. Kicked steps the whole way. White-out conditions at the top with some breaks of sun. The snow was light and fresh but this week it will pack down and aval danger will increase. Though the narrowness of the chute and the terrain features lessen avalanche risk overall quite a bit. Road was closed about 2 miles from the lower trailhead. Took 8 hours total summit from car to car.


santanoni - Jan 13, 2012 12:11 pm Date Climbed: Jun 10, 2011

Not Bad  Sucess!

First mountain done since moving out west, wanted to start easy before hitting the bigger ones. A fun little hike, glissade was a blast.


BC128 - Jan 4, 2012 12:55 am Date Climbed: Dec 31, 2011

New Years Eve Climb  Sucess!

Great climb up winter route. Snow was deep. We were the first since last snow storm. Definitely my favorite climb


Mountainjeff - Dec 27, 2011 12:58 am Date Climbed: Dec 26, 2011

seventh time up...  Sucess!

Was going to do Mt Washington, but due to the road being snowed over I did Ellinor instead. The snow cover was really poor in the chute and it involved a serious amount of rock scrambling on ice covered rock. Crampons and ice ax required.

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