Ascent of South Sister on 2010-09-05
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
|Date:||Sunday, September 5, 2010|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||10358 ft / 3157 m|
Ascent Trip ReportBeautiful hike in every way. Devil's Lake trailhead can get a little packed in high season, but it's in a great spot, and access is easy from the Mt. Bachelor highway. The trail climbs through woods until it kicks out onto a long dry plateau and winds its way along glacial moraines. Eventually it steepens until you reach a high puddle-pond, and the final stretch of the mountain, rising between Lewis and Clark glaciers. At the top, you wind around the crater and the highest lake in Oregon to reach a windy, rocky summit.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||4878 ft / 1487 m|
| Distance:||11.8 mi / 19 km|
| Route:||Standard Route|
| Trailhead:||Devils Lake Trailhead 5480 ft / 1670 m|
| Quality:||9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Scramble|
| Weather:||Cool, Very Windy, Partly Cloudy|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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Peaks: climbed and unclimbed by George Burgess
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