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Mt. Ellinor

And we’re done! Cool hike with some interesting views along the way. I wish I would’ve done it in the summer to still have the…

Mt Ellinor

Beautiful morning on the trail, the trail is amazing lots of stairs. The views are incredible.

Mount Ellinor

Beautiful hike!  Pretty crowded.  The upper section is really hard, but the views today were STUNNING!

Stairway To Misty Heaven

Peak 5 is in the books! We gained over 2300 feet in just over 2 miles on #mtellinor. This trail was highly trafficked, well marked,…

Mt Elinor

My Elinor is a beautiful trail. It was misty and foggy all the way up so we didn’t get the views. Would definitely do this…

Mount Ellinor via Upper Ridge Trail

Probably one of the most beautiful hikes. Really glad I did the shorter version because it was getting really hot out by the time we…

Hills of the rainbow

Very well maintained trail, overcast with light drizzle for a very short time and sunny on our descent. When you first start the climb into…

Hills of the rainbow

Very well maintained trail, overcast with light drizzle for a very short time and sunny on our descent. When you first start the climb into…

Mount Ellinor

Another stunning hike & my last in the six-pack. Recommend starting from the lower trailhead to experience a really awesome section of forest and work…

Peninsula Panorama

I started hiking at 3:45pm. Parking lot at the Lower Trailhead was half full. Beautiful, gradual uphill through the woods with intermittent views of Lake…

Foggy day on Ellinor

I reached the lower trailhead around 12:00. It was nearly full but I was able to squeeze in on the side. The hike up starts…

Outstanding Olympics

Fun hike with only one good-sized snowfield to cross. First summit in the Olympics.

Mt. Ellinor Winter Route

Today was the day for Mt. Ellinor! Never did the winter route so was reading quite a bit of trip reports beforehand so we are…

Mt Ellinor aint a snore

Started at the lower Trailhead as it was recommended by most other trip reports. Very beautiful hike through the woods. Loved looking at all the…

Mount Ellinor – Best hike yet

This trail is the best hike I have yet to go on.  Unfortunately, it was raining when we started so I left my phone in…

Ellinor you bitch!

We hiked this on a 100 degree day. We thought we stared early but one person on the way down asked if why we wanted…

Mountain goats!

Very hot once we got out of the shade of the trees, but also meant fabulous views all the way up!  Lots of people out…

Goats on top

Trail was great!  Start in the shade of some beautiful woods, then move out onto rock steps.  Rocks lead to a long tail cutting across…

Hanging with mountain goats

A fun hike!  Quite hot once we left the shade of the forest – but also meant there were great views the whole way up.…

Mt Ellinor

Didn’t get the views or see any goats but a chipmunk loved Kimball.

What the Goats

Honestly this was a phenomenal hike around. Didn’t read much about it like I normally do because I was in a much larger group than…

Oh Ellinor!

Did part of the upper trail Friday with my 11yr old and the full lower trail on Sunday with my husband. Northwest Forest Pass or…

The Mountain Is Calling

The hike was very difficult, but the reviews I read prepared me well. The most difficult part was keeping up with the three 20 year…

Blue skies and Baby Goats

This hike was a blast, although if you would have asked me if I was having fun in the last mile, I probably would have…

Ah, look at all the lonely people

what an amazing hike. The top was so beautiful and we saw mountain goats. do this hike early in the morning because it gets busy.…

Mount Ellinor

So many Goats! We started early and were only the third car in the lot but on the way out it was packed! Very fun…

Mount Ellinor

I tried this hike back when I was a newb 2 years ago. Had to do the winter route because it was still early June.…

Wild Mt. Ellinor

We started the Lower Loop Trail at 9:35am, and it took us just under 3 hours to summit Mt. Ellinor at 5,951 ft. There were…

Elinor is the GOAT

Hike was great! Arrived around 9:30AM. Parking was easy. Temperature was high 50’s to start it off and had warm bits where we stripped light…

Goats on Mount Ellinor

Hiked Mt. Ellinor on a sunny, warm day. Trail in great condition, just a little bit of snow to cross. Lots of goats on the…

Quad Burner Rock Scramble

Beautiful day with beautiful views. We saw one goat that had no interest in us. We started early so not many people on the trail…

A day in the snow

Being where it is, you need to know the trail because it’s still all snow. Make sure you have all mountaineering gear for the winter…

Mount Ellinor

Had to start 3 miles below the lower trail head due to trees down and blocking road from previous nights wind storm… about a mile…