Ascent of South Sister on 2009-06-21

Climber: Eric Kassan

Date:Sunday, June 21, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:South Sister
    Elevation:10197 ft / 3108 m

Ascent Trip Report

The hike up was a little challenging due to the steepness and difficulty of keeping the (unmaintained) "trail", but the view made it all worthwhile - definitely one of the best in the Spring Mountains.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1964 ft / 599 m
    Extra Gain:50 ft / 15 m
    Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Route:North up the second valley west of The Sisters
    Trailhead:Hwy 156, .2 mi S of Old Mill Picnic Area  8333 ft / 2539 m
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles

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