Trip Report    

Day Hike - Mount Ellinor

Perfect day to tag the summit all the way from Big Creek! Clear, cool, uncrowded. Photo of Mt. Washington from Ellinor's summit.

  • Road suitable for all vehicles
  • This had been a scheduled Mountaineers hike today, but my participants cancelled. Rather than let a gorgeous day pass, I did a solo trek via the Upper Big Creek Trail counter-clockwise and logged 13 miles rt with 5,000' el gain. It was a very nice trip, and I took several photos of the trail improvements done recently. The upper rocky stretch now has bolted log steps making it safer and easier to follow. Couple of examples: