Ascent of Middle Sister on 2012-08-25

Climber: Michael Wanberg

Others in Party:Jeremy
Date:Saturday, August 25, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Middle Sister
    Elevation:10047 ft / 3062 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hike in to North Fork of Squaw Creek Friday night (9-11:30pm)

Summit Saturday (9am-6:45pm)
Easy pace, hour on top.
Boot Ski down snowfield near Camp Lake - Ice ax only used for this glissade, otherwise unnecessary.

Hike out Sunday morning (9-11am)
Chat with Wilderness Ranger near camp

Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:5547 ft / 1689 m
    Extra Gain:400 ft / 121 m
    Distance:17 mi / 27.4 km
    Route:Trail to Camp Lake, South Ridge
    Trailhead:Pole Creek TH  5300 ft / 1615 m
    Grade/Class:Class 3
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:2 nights away from roads
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:6 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:4 Hours 30 Minutes

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