Ascent of Middle Sister on 2019-06-29

Climber: Powen Ru

Others in Party:Brett
Date:Saturday, June 29, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Middle Sister
    Elevation:10854 ft / 3308 m

Ascent Trip Report

Clockwise loop as the GPX, no water throughout the hike, some snow in woods and Little Smith Valley.
Easy Class 1-2 scramble to get off East Sister, but then very heavy bushwhacking descent to the saddle.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4023 ft / 1226 m
    Total Elevation Loss:4023 ft / 1225 m
    Round-Trip Distance:7.7 mi / 12.4 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1-2
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:4016 ft / 1224 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 3314 ft / 1010 m; Extra: 702 ft / 213m
    Loss on way in:702 ft / 213 m
    Distance:4.2 mi / 6.8 km
    Route:NE ridge
    Start Trailhead:42050E Corroal  7540 ft / 2298 m
    Time:5 Hours 50 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:3321 ft / 1012 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 3314 ft / 1010 m; Extra: 7 ft / 2m
    Gain on way out:7 ft / 2 m
    Distance:3.5 mi / 5.6 km
    Route:NEN slope
    End Trailhead:42050E Corroal  7540 ft / 2298 m
    Time:1 Hours 45 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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