FAQs

Where does shuttle pick up/drop off?
ECT backpacker shuttle picks up at the Black Lake / Elkhorn Crest trailhead (the North end of the ECT).
Shuttle drops off at Marble Pass trailhead (South end of the ECT ). Hikers travel south to north back to their vehicle.

How long does shuttle take?
Guests should plan on 1.5 hours from the pick up to the drop off.

Can I bring my dog with me?
Yes, if your dog can be at your feet in the shuttle vehicle and can travel in a car calmly.
ECT has a trail surface of mostly rock, so please make sure you can take care of your dogs feet. This isn’t for a dog’s first hike!

Is there cell coverage?
Cell coverage in the Elkhorns is very limited.

What about mountain bike shuttles?
Elkhorn Crest mtb shuttle picks up at Bulger Flat and Foothill roads in Baker County and takes riders to the top of Marble pass (expect 1.5 hours from pick up to drop off).

How do I pay?
Cash, check, or online

Where can I find maps for hiking and riding?
The Wallowa Whitman Forest Service office in Baker City, Range Tour & Shuttle Co., and the Anthony Lakes Mountain Resort website.

When do shuttles run?
Shuttles run Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, July through September. Pick up time is 6:30am.

What does the shuttle cost?
$60/ person