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

38 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Sep 26, 2015. 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, Ski trails up and down, Long Trail to Abraham and back and Long Trail north.

Others who’ve summited Mount Ellen

  • scott
  • snodough
  • HikeNY
  • StoneMan
  • sli74
  • Holmes
  • MichaelNH
  • scatterbone
  • michaelweisberg
  • langdon-rauchbier
  • Rik

Routes Used trails & approaches

22% Long Trail

10% Ski trails up and down, Long Trail to Abraham and back

10% Long Trail north

10% Jerusalem Trail to Long Trail to Ellen

7% Long Trail to Abraham, down Battell Trail

7% LT

7% Long Trail From App Gap to Lincoln Gap

7% Long Trail South

5% Long Trail from Abraham

5% Ellen to Long Trail to Jerusalem Trail

2% Ski Trails Down

2% Jerusalem trail to LT south

2% LT north to Jerusalem trail


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4,083 ft / 1,244 m


2,133 ft / 650 m

Height Rank Range

Green Mountains


Vermont, United States

Summited by

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

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