Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Fagin's Hike of the Week: Mount Ellinor

Hike in the Olympics near the south end of the  Hood Canal. Views from the top of: Mt. Rainier, Mt. Baker, Mt. Olympics, and Mt. St. Helens and Mt. Adams in the distance.

Mt. Olympus
Mt. Washington up close
Cebe looking at Lake Cushman
In the forest to start the hike
Driving Directions: In Hoodsport, leave Hwy 101 on State Route 119. Follow 119 the 9.3 miles to its end. Turn right on Forest Road 24 and follow 1.6 miles. Turn left on Forest Road 2419. You’ll reach the lower trailhead in 4.9 miles. Parking here is limited, but usually not crowded.

Trail stats: 3300 foot gain and 6.2 miles roundtrip from lower trail. I have also seen mileage at 6.6 

Disclaimer: There are many factors which you should consider in deciding whether to proceed with an outing, including the visible weather at the trailhead, the strength and experience of the party, snow and avalanche conditions, route conditions, etc. You are the final decision maker whether to proceed. West Coast Weather, LLC dba Washington Online Weather cannot be held liable for loss or injury arising from your decision to proceed, and expressly disclaims all liability related thereto. Redmond, Washington USA. Also, please bring map-compass and GPS to help with trail directions as our directions are our best estimate.

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