South Sister, California

Prominence: 760 ft, 232 m

Elevation: 11,360+ feet, 3463+ meters

True Isolation: 2.73 mi, 4.39 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 11,360 - 11,400 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 11,366 ft / 3465 m
    (Range 11,366 - 11,406 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 28' 59'' N, 119° 18' 0'' W
38.482923, -119.300005 (Dec Deg)
299385 E 4261905 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionMono

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Lists that contain South Sister:
     Western States Climbers List (Rank #155)
     Non-Sierra California 10,000-foot Peaks (Rank #17)
     Western States Climbers Emblem Peaks (Rank #69)
     Tahoe-Ogul Peaks List (Rank #3)
     Andy Zdon's Desert Peaks List (Rank #16)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Desert Summits (Zdon)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2009-08-05 by Bob Burd
     2009-10-17 by Brad Boester
     2010-06-26 by Al Sandorff
     2011-11-15 by John Fedak
     2015-06-21 by Greg Gerlach
     2017-07-12 by Bob McLaughlin (GPS Track)
     2018-07-06 by Mr. L (GPS Track)
     2018-07-06 by Dean Gaudet (GPS Track)
     2018-07-28 by Bo Meng (GPS Track)
     2018-10-26 by Laura Newman (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (45 total)

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South Sister as seen from Middle Sister East Ridge (2012-09-11). Photo by David Porter.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 760 ft/232 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 840 ft/256 m
  Key Col: 10,600 ft/3231 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 2.73 mi/4.39 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 38.445, -119.3142
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Patterson-Northwest Peak  (SSW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: West Great Basin Ranges
Range5: Pine Nut-Sweetwater Ranges
Drainage BasinsGreat Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
Topo MapMount Patterson O38119d3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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view North from trailhead towards South Sister (2018-07-06). Photo by Mr. L.
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