Winter Scramble - Mount Ellinor


Winter Scramble - Mount Ellinor

Winter Scramble of this local favorite

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  • Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.6 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,270 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 5,951 ft

Avalanche danger of 'Moderate' or higher above the treeline, trip will switch to Mount Rose. Meeting time and place will be the same.

7AM at Visitor Information Center- Hoodsport (150 N Lake Cushman Rd, Hoodsport, WA 98548). We will carpool as a group from here. Reaching the lower TH may require 4-wheel or AWD. 

Keep up with the weather: and avalanche conditions: 

Carpooling encouraged

We'll have almost 13 hours of daylight for this, but let's get an early start and not worry about having to crank it out. Bring lunch and something hot to drink. Bring old rainpants for the excellent glissade. We'll do a little practice at the bottom of the chute on the way up.

Kitsap Scramble students have priority until March 3rd

Bring snowshoes, and crampons or microspikes to trailhead. If you don't have the required equipment listed below, you will not be allowed to participate.


Mount Ellinor

  • Green Trails Olympic Mountains East No. 168S

    Green Trails Mt Steel No. 167

    Green Trails The Brothers No. 168

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

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • webbing for hasty harness
  • Prusik system
  • Helmet
  • Crampons
  • Ice Axe
  • Mountaineering Boots

Check with leader for any additional group gear or required equipment specific to trip location

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