South Sister, California

Prominence: 760 ft, 232 m

Elevation: 11,360+ feet, 3463+ meters

True Isolation: 2.73 mi, 4.39 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 11,360 - 11,400 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 11,366 ft / 3465 m
    (Range 11,366 - 11,406 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 28' 59'' N, 119° 18' 0'' W
38.482923, -119.300005 (Dec Deg)
299385 E 4261905 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionMono

Search Engines - search the web for "South Sister":
     Wikipedia Search
     Microsoft Bing Search
     Google Search
     Yahoo Search

Other Web Sites
     South Sister at ListsOfJohn
     South Sister at Summits on the Air (Amateur Radio)

Weather and Snow
     National Weather Service Forecast
     NOAA Snow Depth Map

Lists that contain South Sister:
     California Non-Sierra 10,000-foot Peaks (Rank #17)
     Tahoe-Ogul Peaks List (Rank #3)
     Western States Climbers List (Rank #155)
     Western States Climbers Emblem Peaks (Rank #69)
     Desert Summits Book-Peak List (Rank #16)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Desert Summits (Zdon)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 78
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 73)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2009-08-05 by Bob Burd
     2009-10-17 by Brad Boester
     2010-06-26 by Al Sandorff
     2011-11-15 by John Fedak
     2015-06-21 by Greg Gerlach (GPS Track)
     2017-07-12 by Bob McLaughlin (GPS Track)
     2018-07-06 by Dean Gaudet (GPS Track)
     2018-07-06 by Mr. L (GPS Track)
     2018-07-28 by Bo Meng (GPS Track)
     2018-10-26 by Laura Newman (GPS Track)
     2020-05-31 by Andrew Schaper (GPS Track)
     2020-05-31 by David Schaper
     2020-07-04 by Michael Jaskot
     2020-07-04 by Briana Jaskot
     2020-07-25 by Marcus Sierra
     2020-10-03 by Rafee Memon (GPS Track)
     2021-05-31 by Sean Casserly
     2021-06-27 by Chad Thomas (GPS Track)
     2021-07-17 by Alex Ramos (GPS Track)
     2022-07-03 by Todd Horton (GPS Track)
     2022-09-04 by Philip Frost (GPS Track)

Nearby Peak Searches:
     Radius Search - Nearest Peaks to South Sister
     Elevation Ladder from South Sister
     Prominence Ladder from South Sister

Click on photo for original larger-size version.
South Sister as seen from Middle Sister East Ridge (2012-09-11). Photo by David Porter.
Click here for larger-size photo.
Web Map LinksPeakfinder Panorama
GeoHack Links   CalTopo   MyTopo   Bing Maps
Google Maps   Open Street Map
ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 760 ft/232 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 840 ft/256 m
  Key Col: 10,600 ft/3231 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 2.73 mi/4.39 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 38.445, -119.3142
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Patterson - Northwest Peak  (SSW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: West Great Basin Ranges
Range5: Pine Nut-Sweetwater Ranges
Drainage BasinsWalker
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
Topo MapMount Patterson O38119d3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
Dynamic Map

 South Sister   ( Key Col)    Other Peaks
Click Here for a Full Screen Map

Other Photos

Click on photo for original larger-size version.
view North from trailhead towards South Sister (2018-07-06). Photo by Mr. L.
Click here for larger-size photo.

This page has been served 8684 times since 2004-11-01.

Copyright © 1987-2023 by All Rights Reserved. Questions/Comments/Corrections? See the Contact Page Terms of Service