Mount Ellinor


Day Hike - Mount Ellinor

Mount Ellinor in 60 minutes conditioner. This is a conditioner hike with a fast pace. It's intended for participants that are in good to excellent shape. The goal is to maintain zone 3 heart rate all the way up.

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  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 6.2 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,344 ft


Meet at Mud Bay Park & Ride (Olympia, 98502) at 15:45 (3:45 pm).

I plan on driving and can accommodate 4 passengers.

You can also meet us at the Upper Trailhead at 17:00 (5:00 pm). If you plan on meeting us at the upper trailhead, please make sure to let me know.

This is a conditioner hike with round trip distance of  5.15 km (3.2 miles) and 732 meter (2,440 feet) elevation gain in 2.5 km (1.6 miles).

The goal is to keep a moderate+ pace, with no breaks.
To be considered for this conditioner, you're fitness level needs to be Good+/Excellent , as defined by Alpine Combined:
Good = 305 meters (1,000 feet) in 20-40 minutes with a pack 20% of body weight
Good+ = 305 meters (1,000 feet) in 20 minutes with a pack 20% of body weight
Excellent = 305 meters (1,000 feet) in less than 20 minutes with a pack 20% of body weight.

Mount Ellinor

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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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