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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High Noon Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c
AI3 Steep Snow OR
: Oregon Volcanoes
: ... : Broken Top
The most direct established route to the summit from the Crook Cirque crater. This route climbs steep (40-50 degree) snow for several hundred feet before tackling a some steep rime ice and/or mixed ground to the summit.This route is south facing in a south facing bowl and as such gets a lot of sun. It is prone to avalanches and may have nasty breakable crust on unconsolidated waist deep powder even once the slope steepens to 50 degrees. Know the conditions, get in position early and climb it fas...[more] Browse More Classics in OR
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