Alpine Scramble - Mount Ellinor (winter)


Alpine Scramble - Mount Ellinor (winter)

Conditioner (for Olympia Scramble & Climbing students) Mount Ellinor winter scramble from Big Creek, to the base of the Winter chute (or beyond --depending on avalanche conditions).

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  • Winter Scramble, Strenuous/Very Strenuous, Strenuous 5, Technical 3
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,500 ft

Be prompt, I don't wait that long.

Meet at Evergreen State College parking lot B at 6:00 am. Parking is free for weekends.

At the circle, enter the College, make the first left, cross road, then when entering parking lot, right after entering the parking lot area, turn right, where you will see a white Subaru Outback.


Meet at  Big Creek trailhead at 7:00 am.

We will be taking off from Big Creek trailhead.

Avalanche safety gear will be required.

Along with required equipment, the following is recommended:

  • Snowshoes 
  • Crampons

Mount Ellinor & Mount Washington

  • USGS Mt Skokomish

    USGS Mt Washington

    Green Trails Olympic Mountains East No. 168S

    Custom Correct Mount Skokomish - Lake Cushman
  • See full route/place details.
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