Middle Sister, California

Prominence: 854 ft, 260 m

Elevation: 10,854 feet, 3308 meters

True Isolation: 1.25 mi, 2.02 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 10,859 ft / 3310 m
SubpeaksMiddle Sister - Northeast Ridge (10,560 ft/3219 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 30' 29'' N, 119° 17' 43'' W
38.50794, -119.295327 (Dec Deg)
299862 E 4264671 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionMono

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Lists that contain Middle Sister:
     California Non-Sierra 10,000-foot Peaks (Rank #32)
     Tahoe-Ogul Peaks List (Rank #6)
     Western States Climbers List (Rank #173)
     Great Basin Peaks List (Rank #34)
     Desert Summits Book-Peak List (Rank #29)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 129
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 121)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2005-08-13 by Scott Surgent
     2009-08-05 by Bob Burd
     2011-07-16 by John Fedak
     2014-05-10 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2015-10-27 by Rick Peterson
     2016-08-02 by Sam Grant (GPS Track)
     2016-08-25 by Bob McLaughlin (GPS Track)
     2016-10-08 by Greg Gerlach (GPS Track)
     2018-07-07 by Andrew Kirmse (GPS Track)
     2019-05-05 by Bo Meng (GPS Track)
     2019-06-22 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2019-06-29 by Brett Marciasini
     2019-06-29 by Powen Ru (GPS Track)
     2019-07-02 by Sean King (GPS Track)
     2019-08-10 by Mike Maki (GPS Track)
     2019-09-23 by Marc Belanger (GPS Track)
     2020-06-14 by Clément Guillaume (GPS Track)
     2020-06-15 by Jamie Dahl
     2020-07-04 by Michael Jaskot
     2020-07-04 by Briana Jaskot
     2021-05-08 by Ayelet Bitton
     2021-06-26 by Chad Thomas (GPS Track)
     2021-09-12 by Rafee Memon (GPS Track)
     2021-12-05 by Sean Casserly
     2022-04-17 by Nate LaHue (GPS Track)
     2022-09-04 by Philip Frost (GPS Track)
     2023-05-27 by Mischa Friegang

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Middle Sister from the descent from East Sister (2018-07-07). Photo by Andrew Kirmse.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 854 ft/260 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 894 ft/272 m
  Key Col: 10,000 ft/3048 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.25 mi/2.02 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 38.49, -119.2917
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    South Sister  (S)
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 MapDesert Creek Peak O38119e3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Sweetwater Mountains. Middle Sister (left) and East Sister (right) (2019-06-29). Photo by Brett Marciasini.
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