Lake Eleanor Trail

Mount Rainier National Park
Located 20.8 miles from Buckley, Washington (WA)
4 Stars
7,320 Steps 1  (3.3 mi)

Elevation

The Lake Eleanor Trail has a maximum elevation of 5,673 ft (1,729 m), a minimum elevation of 4,875 ft (1,486 m), and an elevation range of 798 ft (243 m).

Metrics

[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
7,3203.3 mi4,875 ft5,673 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
1.4 hrs19.7236 ft883 ft
[ B to A ]
TimeFloorsGainLoss
1.6 hrs73.6883 ft236 ft

What is the length of the Lake Eleanor Trail?

The length of the Lake Eleanor Trail is 3.3 mi (5.3 km) or 7,320 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Lake Eleanor Trail?

A person in good physical health can hike the Lake Eleanor Trail in 1.4 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 1.6 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.

Calories

The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Lake Eleanor Trail while hiking in the [ A to B ] and [ B to A ] direction at a typical speed and is based on gross weight (which includes anything carried), the topography, trail length and trail conditions.

Topo Maps

Download the free Lake Eleanor Trail topo map and the adjoining quads to plan your hike. These are full-sheet, 7.5 Minute (1:24,000 scale) Mount Rainier National Park topographic maps. Do you want full-sheet outdoor recreation JPEG Topo Maps?

Adjoining 7.5' Quadrangle Legend

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  1. Northwest Topo Map: Bearhead Mountain, WA
  2. North Topo Map: Clear West Peak, WA
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Sun Top, WA
  4. West Topo Map: Mowich Lake, WA
  5. Topo Map: Sunrise, WA
  6. East Topo Map: White River Park, WA
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Mount Rainier West, WA
  8. South Topo Map: Mount Rainier East, WA
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Chinook Pass, WA

Is there a Lake Eleanor trail map?

Yes, and it's free! The Lake Eleanor Trail is located on the Sunrise topo map. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the map.

Discussion

Footnotes

  1. Steps is a unit of distance equal to the sum of stride lengths that vary with the terrain.
  2. Length is the distance of the trail between the two trailheads, measured on the trail.
  3. Min Ele is the minimum elevation on the trail.
  4. Max Ele is the maximum elevation on the trail.
  5. Time is the typical total time required to hike the trail.
  6. Floors is the gain divided by twelve, the height of one floor.
  7. Gain (cumulative elevation gain) is the sum of every gain in elevation.
  8. Loss (cumulative elevation loss) is the sum of every loss in elevation.