The Three Sisters. From the left, South Sister, Mi...
An alpine area in central Oregon with five peaks over 9,000'. South Sister,
Middle Sister, North Sister, Broken Top, and Bachelor Butte.
There are glaciers on the mountains, and many alpine lakes and
streams in the wilderness area, along with meadows and forests.
South Sister is the third tallest peak in Oregon at 10,358'.
North Sister is the fourth tallest peak in Oregon at 10,085'.
Middle Sister is the fifth tallest peak in Oregon at 10,047'.
Established Jan. 1, 1964. The area contains 286,708 acres.
The rock is volcanic junk.
Three Sisters Marathon:
The goal is to summit North Sister, Middle Sister, and South Sister in a day. It was first done on Aug., 8, 1931 by Cliff Stalsburg, Ed Johnson, and Don Woods.
From Interstate 5 in Salem, drive route 22 east, toward the town of Sisters and Bend.
Northwest Forest Pass required to park at most trailheads.
From Interstate 5 in Eugene, drive route 126 east toward Bend.
Nearest city is Bend, OR.
Weather station 19.3 miles from here
7 Total Routes
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Featured Route For Three Sisters Wilderness
Eleven O'clock Gully 3rd 1- 1 I 1 M 1a
Steep Snow OR
: Oregon Volcanoes
: ... : Broken Top
Facing north from the center of the south facing crater (aka Crook Cirque) this is the gully at 11 o'clock. It should be avoided without full consolidated snow cover. The gully climbs roughly 500 feet to a notch in the crater rim. The last 10-20 feet will probably be the crux as it can approach vertical and be capped with a cornice. Most of the gully is 40-50 degree snow. Once you have topped out you can traverse the west face (second class volcano choss or open snow field) and join the Northwes...[more] Browse More Classics in OR
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