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Ascent of South Sister on 2016-07-31

Climber: Connor McEntee

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Sunday, July 31, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:South Sister
    Location:USA-Oregon
    Elevation:10358 ft / 3157 m

Ascent Trip Report

A great hike on an absolutely gorgeous day. I was a bit slagged from doing Jefferson from the trailhead the day before. However, I made good time getting to the top in under 2:30 including the time it took to fill out the permit. It was a weekend, so the trail was quite crowded. Only small patches of snow still existed with all but one being avoidable. Excellent scree and standing glissading on the way down. No need for an ice axe and trail runners are fine.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4788 ft / 1459 m
    Round-Trip Distance:11.2 mi / 18 km
    Route:South Sister Trail
    Trailhead:Devil's Lake  5570 ft / 1697 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
Ascent Statistics
    Time:2 Hours 27 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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