24: South Sister

OREGON - August 28-31

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an awesome public ski Shelter on the PCT

an awesome public ski Shelter on the PCT

I caught up with my friends Breakaway and Sheppard after a few days of not seeing many NoBo hikers. This can be the case when walking between bubbles of hikers on the PCT. Breakaway, being from around the area, mentioned he was taking a side trip up South Sister and welcomed me to join himself and Sheppard on the adventure. We had been seeing incredible views of the Three Sisters for a couple days so I thought, why not?!? Round trip it was about 13 miles of additional hiking from the PCT and well worth every step!

what I'll be climbing the next day

what I'll be climbing the next day

our campsite for the night and view toward Brokentop

our campsite for the night and view toward Brokentop

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another view of Broken Top at dawn

another view of Broken Top at dawn

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Breakaway looking sharp!

Breakaway looking sharp!

hiking the ridge

hiking the ridge

middle and North sister in the background

middle and North sister in the background

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walking around the rim

walking around the rim

the glacier 

the glacier 

glad we climbed it when we did, the next day it was in the clouds

glad we climbed it when we did, the next day it was in the clouds


It was my first time hiking up a volcano and touching a glacier!!!

See you in September, 

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