Ascent to North Sister-Bowling Alley on 2017-07-04

Climber: Harvest Mondello

Date:Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:North Sister - Bowling Alley
    Elevation:9800 ft / 2987 m
    Remaining Elevation:285 ft / 86 m (100% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

Attempt of North Sister: South Ridge Route. We turned around at the traverse to the Bowling Alley 9,800.

Party of three: Alyssa, 'Bungee' & H (tf).

Recommended pro: 50 meter single rope. 3-4 pickets for traverse except late season when the snowfield it's melted out & it's nearly impossible to protect. A set of offsets and micro stoppers for the summit block with 4-6 slings (half single slings & half double slings). Webbing & rap ring for the summit.
Summary Total Data
    Route:South Ridge
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Rock Climb, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Tent Camp

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