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

58 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Nov 26, 2016. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs.

Others who’ve summited Mount Ellen

  • scott
  • snodough
  • spencernowak
  • HikeNY
  • StoneMan
  • sli74
  • Holmes
  • MichaelNH
  • scatterbone
  • michaelweisberg
  • donkeyrunner
  • langdon-rauchbier
  • Rik
  • andyweinberg
  • k2mcbeth
  • franktraver
  • BigTom
  • robertocampo

Routes Used trails & approaches

14% Long Trail

12% Long Trail South

11% Long Trail From App Gap to Lincoln Gap

9% Ski trails up and down, Long Trail to Abraham and back

9% Jerusalem Trail to Long Trail to Ellen

8% Long Trail from Abraham

8% Long Trail north

6% Jerusalem trail to LT south

4% Long Trail to Abraham, down Battell Trail

4% LT

3% Ski Trails via Sugarbush North

3% Ellen to Long Trail to Jerusalem Trail

1% Ski Trails Down

1% LT north to Jerusalem trail


SNAPSHOTedit info


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
  • spencernowak
  • asamartin
  • HikeNY
  • StoneMan
  • sli74
  • newenglandwarrior
  • HopsAndScotch
  • dennytron
  • Holmes
  • MichaelNH

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