Mount Ellen (Vermont)

Mount Ellen

Mount Ellen seen from Mount Abraham
Elevation 4,083 ft (1,244 m)
Prominence 2,132 ft (650 m)
Listing New England 4000 footers
Location Warren, Vermont, USA
Range Green Mountains
Coordinates 44°9.59′N 72°55.73′W / 44.15983°N 72.92883°W / 44.15983; -72.92883Coordinates: 44°9.59′N 72°55.73′W / 44.15983°N 72.92883°W / 44.15983; -72.92883
Topo map USGS Mount Ellen 1:24,000
Easiest route Maintained Hiking Trail: Long Trail

Mount Ellen is a 4,083-foot (1,244 m) high mountain in Vermont. It is located in the Green Mountains in Washington County, of which its summit is the highest point. Mount Ellen is flanked to the south by Cutts Peak (4,020 ft / 1,225 m), and to the north by Stark Mountain (3,662 ft / 1,116 m).

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 (438-km) hiking trail running the length of Vermont, traverses the summit ridge of Mount Ellen.

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