North Sister, Oregon

Prominence: 2725 ft, 831 m

Elevation: 10,085 feet, 3074 meters

Approx. Isolation: 4.35 mi, 7 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 10,090 ft / 3075 m
Alternate Name(s)Ugly Sister
Peak TypeVolcano
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)44° 10' 0'' N; 121° 46' 20'' W
44.166553, -121.772335 (Dec Deg)
598151E 4891104N Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionDeschutes

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Lists that contain North Sister:
     Mazamas Sixteen Northwest Peaks Award (Rank #9)
     Cascade Volcanoes Peak Pin (Rank #11)
     Mazamas Cascades Award (Rank #4)
     Oregon Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #26)
     Chemeketan Eighteen Northwest Peaks Award (Rank #9)
     Western States Climbers List (Rank #204)
     Oregon Top 100 Peaks (Rank #4)
     Cascade Range 9000-foot Peaks (Rank #14)
     Oregon 9000-foot Peaks (Rank #4)
     Western States Climbers Star Peaks (Rank #98)
     Oregon Top 100 by Prominence (Rank #26)
     Peaks with most Unsuccessful Attempts (Rank #23)
     Top 10 Elevation Grid for U.S. States (Rank #113)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Climbing the Cascade Volcanoes (Smoot)
       Oregon High: A Climbing Guide to Nine Cascade Volcanoes (Thomas)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1970-07 by Cabe Silverhame (Unsuccessful)
     1999-06-26 by Len Hall (Unsuccessful)
     2004 by Les Zollbrecht (Unsuccessful)
     2009-09-20 by Bryon Snapp
     2010-09-11 by James Thorne (Unsuccessful)
     2011-09-04 by George Burgess (GPS Track)
     2012-07-24 by Matt Dolan (Unsuccessful)
     2013-07-06 by Matt Dolan (Unsuccessful)
     2013-07-27 by Erik Landahl (Unsuccessful)
     2013-08-24 by Michael Wanberg
     2013-08-24 by Caleb Morris
     2014-09-07 by Lou Hibbard (Unsuccessful)
     2015-03-09 by Andy Dewey
     2015-07-29 by Mark Smith (Unsuccessful)
     2015-08-15 by Seth Arrow
     2015-08-22 by Bryon Snapp
     2015-08-22 by Lou Hibbard
     2015-08-28 by Mark Smith

View ascents of peak by registered members (82 total)

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My best high 5 ever, atop North Sister with Troy Baker. Picture courtesy of Michael Wanberg (2013-08-24). Photo by Caleb Morris.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2725 ft/831 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2765 ft/843 m
  Line Parent: South Sister
  Key Col: Chambers Lakes    7360 ft/2243 m
Isolation4.35 mi/7 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    South Sister  (S)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: Oregon Cascades
Range5: Sisters Area
Ridges/DividesPacific Crest
Oregon Cascade Crest
Drainage Basins
Pacific Ocean
Deschutes [OR]
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Deschutes National Forest/Willamette National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Three Sisters Wilderness Area
Topo MapNorth Sister O44121b7 1:24,000
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