Ascent of South Sister on 2017-07-31
|Others in Party:||Josh Lewis|
|Date:||Monday, July 31, 2017|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||10358 ft / 3157 m|
Ascent Trip Reportflash ascent with my brother Josh at night after driving across Oregon from the Wallowas. He took some cool night pics. Accidentally went up the west rim of the crater then crossed it with increasingly dim headlights. The first few thousand feet down through pumice were tedious until sunrise. Would've been sweeter as a spring ascent. I might come back.
Bend from South Sister around mid-night (2017-07-31). Photo by Michael Lewis.
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|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||5064 ft / 1543 m|
| Total Elevation Loss:||5064 ft / 1543 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Scramble|
| Gain on way in:||5014 ft / 1528 m|
| Gain Breakdown:||Net: 4914 ft / 1498 m; Extra: 100 ft / 30m|
| Loss on way in:||100 ft / 30 m|
| Start Trailhead:||5444 ft / 1659 m|
| Loss on way out:||4964 ft / 1513 m|
| Loss Breakdown:||Net: 4914 ft / 1498 m; Extra: 50 ft / 15m|
| Gain on way out:||50 ft / 15 m|
| End Trailhead:||5444 ft / 1659 m|
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