Ascent to South Sister-Skinner Glacier on 2010-08-07

Climber: Marshall Stewart

Date:Saturday, August 7, 2010
Ascent Type:No Summit Goal
Point Reached:South Sister - Skinner Glacier
    Elevation:8800 ft / 2682 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was a 42 mile, three day loop around North and Middle Sisters. We hiked 18 miles the first day to Camp Lake. Day two we left Camp Lake and bushwhacked in between South, and Middle Sisters to intercept the Pacific Crest trail. Night two we camped off Glacier Creek just past Obsidian falls. Day three we followed the Pacific Crest Trail back to the Lava Camp trail head.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3480 ft / 1061 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:2 nights away from roads
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:3480 ft / 1061 m
    Route:Trail 4068, 4014
    Trailhead:Lava Camp  5320 ft / 1621 m
    Time Up:1 Days 4 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Route:Pacific Crest Trail, trail 4068
    Time Down:1 Days 6 Hours 

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