Mount Ellen

Mount Ellen is a Vermont 4000-footer. It is located in the Green Mountains and is flanked to the south by Cutts Peak and to the north by Stark Mountain. The area is often referred to as the Mad River Valley. Mount Ellen together with Lincoln Peak provide the slopes of Sugarbush Resort. Located nearby is Mad River Glen, a ski-only resort famous for its old single chair. The Long Trail, a 272-mile hiking trail running the length of Vermont, traverses the summit ridge of Mount Ellen.

Mount Ellen SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by scott

26 people report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Jan 12, 2014. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs. Based on the summit log, the most popular climbing routes and hiking trails to the summit are Long Trail, Long Trail north and Jerusalem Trail to Long Trail to Ellen.

Others who’ve claimed Mount Ellen

  • scott
  • snodough
  • HikeNY
  • StoneMan
  • sli74
  • Holmes
  • MichaelNH
  • scatterbone

Routes Used trails & approaches

13% Long Trail

13% Long Trail north

10% Jerusalem Trail to Long Trail to Ellen

10% Long Trail to Abraham, down Battell Trail

10% Long Trail From App Gap to Lincoln Gap

10% Long Trail South

6% Ski trails up and down, Long Trail to Abraham and back

6% LT

3% Long Trail from Abraham

3% Ski Trails Down

3% Ellen to Long Trail to Jerusalem Trail

3% Jerusalem trail to LT south

3% LT north to Jerusalem trail


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4,083 ft / 1,244 m


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Height Rank Range

Green Mountains


Vermont, United States

Claimed by

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  • scott
  • snodough
  • asamartin
  • HikeNY
  • StoneMan
  • sli74
  • HopsAndScotch
  • dennytron
  • Holmes
  • MichaelNH
  • Oddvar
  • WM79

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