East Sister, Nevada

Prominence: 724 ft, 221 m

Elevation: 10,404 feet, 3171 meters

True Isolation: 0.93 mi, 1.49 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 10,409 ft / 3173 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 31' 24'' N, 119° 17' 25'' W
38.523362, -119.290252 (Dec Deg)
300347 E 4266372 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionLyon

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     Tahoe-Ogul Peaks List (Rank #11)
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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 92
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 85)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2009-08-05 by Bob Burd
     2009-09-06 by Brad Boester
     2011-07-16 by John Fedak
     2015-10-27 by Rick Peterson
     2016-08-04 by Bob McLaughlin (GPS Track)
     2016-10-08 by Greg Gerlach (GPS Track)
     2018-07-07 by Dean Gaudet
     2018-09-05 by Greg Sweel
     2019-05-05 by Bo Meng (GPS Track)
     2019-06-29 by Brett Marciasini
     2019-07-02 by Sean King (GPS Track)
     2019-11-05 by David Porter (GPS Track)
     2020-04-25 by Andrew Schaper (GPS Track)
     2020-04-25 by David Schaper
     2020-06-19 by Jamie Dahl
     2020-07-04 by Briana Jaskot
     2020-07-04 by Michael Jaskot
     2021-06-25 by Marc Belanger (GPS Track)
     2021-06-26 by Chad Thomas (GPS Track)
     2021-07-03 by Alex Ramos (GPS Track)
     2021-09-12 by Rafee Memon (GPS Track)
     2021-12-05 by Sean Casserly
     2023-05-27 by Mischa Friegang

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The south side of East Sister is brushy. Taken from the facing slope of Middle Sister (2018-07-07). Photo by Andrew Kirmse.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 724 ft/221 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 764 ft/233 m
  Key Col: 9680 ft/2950 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.93 mi/1.49 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 38.51, -119.2917
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Middle Sister - Northeast Ridge  (S)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: West Great Basin Ranges
Range5: Pine Nut-Sweetwater Ranges
Drainage BasinsWalker
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
Topo MapDesert Creek Peak O38119e3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Sweetwater Mountains. Middle Sister (left) and East Sister (right) (2019-06-29). Photo by Brett Marciasini.
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