Ascent of South Sister on 2016-09-09
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
|Date:||Friday, September 9, 2016|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||10358 ft / 3157 m|
Ascent Trip Reporta year earlier i climbed nearby mount bachelor, thinking that south sister was out of my reach. researching after that trip i learned it was within reach! so it was one of the main attractions on my oregon trip this year. i arranged to hike south sister on a day with great weather, and so i got to enjoy the awesome views (nice contrast to my bad luck on mcloughlin earlier in the week).
steep hike, 3000' in 2mi, took me 2.5h for that section alone.
at the top i followed the use trail around the crater, which has a short scramble section. it's a nice little loop.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||5204 ft / 1585 m|
| Total Elevation Loss:||5204 ft / 1585 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||11.4 mi / 18.3 km|
| Grade/Class:||class 1|
| Quality:||8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Scramble|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
| Gain on way in:||5004 ft / 1525 m|
| Gain Breakdown:||Net: 4904 ft / 1495 m; Extra: 100 ft / 30m|
| Loss on way in:||100 ft / 30 m|
| Distance:||5.7 mi / 9.1 km|
| Route:||south sister trail 36|
| Start Trailhead:||devil's lake TH 5454 ft / 1662 m|
| Time:||4 Hours 12 Minutes|
| Loss on way out:||5104 ft / 1555 m|
| Loss Breakdown:||Net: 4904 ft / 1495 m; Extra: 200 ft / 60m|
| Gain on way out:||200 ft / 60 m|
| Distance:||5.7 mi / 9.2 km|
| End Trailhead:||devil's lake TH 5454 ft / 1662 m|
| Time:||3 Hours 10 Minutes|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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