Alpine Scramble - Elwha to Hurricane Hill

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Alpine Scramble - Elwha to Hurricane Hill

A strenuous and beautiful snow scramble traverse (~18 miles/~5000') that ascends Hurricane Hill using the lush and verdant Little River trail, and descends the Elwha to Hurricane Hill trail. Listed as a scramble due to the persistent snows on the higher portions of the Little River trail, Hurricane Hill, and the Elwha/Hurricane Hill trail.

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  • Technical 1, Strenuous 5
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 19.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,300 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 5,757 ft

Various P&Rs to accommodate attendees, then Madison Falls parking area to stage our car shuttle.

A strenuous and beautiful snow scramble traverse (~18 miles/~5000') that ascends Hurricane Hill using the lush and verdant Little River trail, and descends the Elwha to Hurricane Hill trail.  Listed as a scramble due to the persistent snows on the higher portions of the Little River trail, Hurricane Hill, and the Elwha/Hurricane Hill trail. Attendees should plan on stopping for dinner on the way home due to a late return by ferry.  Photos from past trips can be seen here.

Route/Place

Elwha to Hurricane Hill



  • Custom Correct Hurricane Ridge

    Green Trails Elwha North Hurricane Ridge No. 134S

    Trails Illustrated Olympic National Park
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