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Ascent of South Sister on 2015-08-23

Climber: jeff carr

Others in Party:Emanuela Schmidt
Date:Sunday, August 23, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:South Sister
    Location:USA-Oregon
    Elevation:10358 ft / 3157 m

Ascent Trip Report

This climb is well documented in many reports. There is little need for me to elaborate. We left from the parking lot at Devils Lake Campground. 12.5 miles up and back. Left at 4:15am and were back at the parking lot at 11:45am. We spent 45 minutes on the summit alone!!! Many people were on the trail, just not up there yet and all the overnighters who had stayed up there had left priorto our arrival.
The trail is good for most of the climb.
Lost of smoke from the wildfires.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4858 ft / 1480 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:4858 ft / 1480 m
    Start Trailhead:Devils Lake Campground  5500 ft / 1676 m
Descent Statistics



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