Ascent of South Sister on 2012-07-24

Climber: James Barlow

Others in Party:Aidan Barlow
Date:Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:South Sister
    Elevation:10358 ft / 3157 m

Ascent Trip Report

Spent the night before and after at Green Lake. Met Matt there after he had to bail on the Sisters Marathon due to ice conditions on North Sister. Stream very full. We took a bit of a non-standard route up on the snow on the lava field past Point 7,880+. Didn't see any people between Green Lake and where we met the main hiker trail. I put day 1's gain of 960 as "extra" since we only did ~4k on summit day. We also dropped and regained ~200 ft over Pt 7,880+. Pics
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:5078 ft / 1548 m
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:5078 ft / 1548 m
    Extra Loss:1160 ft / 353 m
    Route:Laval field to main trail
    Trailhead:6440 ft / 1962 m
Descent Statistics
    Route:Laval field to main trail
Ascent Part of Trip: So Sister/Broken Top (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1South Sister2012-07-24
2(Attempt) Broken Top2012-07-25 a

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