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Three Sisters Wilderness

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Three Sisters Wilderness  


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Elevation: 10,358'
Location: 44.1466, -121.7755 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Peter Franzen, Nate Ball, Micah Klesick, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
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Description 

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.

Getting There 

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.

Climbing Season



Weather station 19.3 miles from here

3 Total Routes

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Featured Route For Three Sisters Wilderness
Photo of Middle Sister and the Renfrew Glacier. Photo taken late August, 2013.

North Ridge (Renfrew Glacier) Easy Snow  OR : Oregon Volcanoes : ... : Middle Sister
A good peak with a long approach. No technical climbing. Easy snow on the Renfrew Glacier. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in OR

Photos of Three Sisters Wilderness Slideshow Add Photo
Broken Top, 9,175'. Photo taken from South Sister, <br />mid August, 2013.
Broken Top, 9,175'. Photo taken from South Sister,...
South Sister, 10,358'.  Photo taken from approach to Broken Top.
South Sister, 10,358'. Photo taken from approach ...

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