Camp Lake and South Sister

This was taken from our camp on the shore of Camp Lake. Early morning before we ascended the North West Ridge of South Sister.


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rdmc - Mar 23, 2011 6:13 pm - Voted 10/10


This is fantastic!
Such incredible clairity and light!


lcarreau - Mar 23, 2011 11:58 pm - Voted 10/10

Brilliant ..

Incredible representation of a beautiful
Cascade volcano!


godskid5 - Mar 24, 2011 4:18 pm - Hasn't voted

thank you!

Thank you! Greatly appreciated!


DK - Feb 25, 2012 1:18 pm - Hasn't voted


Like a painting! That pic alone makes me want to climb it


godskid5 - Mar 13, 2012 8:11 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: WOW!

Thank you! If you ever get the chance, you should! Do the North/ NW side though, stay away from the South side if you don't like crowds


amochka - Jan 2, 2013 12:27 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: WOW!

I found out that people go up the west ridge/NW ridge of S.sister and thought, 'I totally need to do that next time!' Have been up the other routes (devils lake and green lakes) many times but looking for something different. Would LOVE some info. from you about it. Is the ridge pretty stable...just a lot of scree like the s.side route? easy to top out into the crater? Camp lake looks nice for camping...what way did you come in? thanks for any info....amy


godskid5 - Feb 12, 2013 6:43 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: WOW!

We came in from Camp Lake, via the Pole Creek TH to the North.
It is pretty straigtforward of a climb, however, a lot of routefinding issues between the lake and the ridge!
Once on the ridge, it is a pretty steep climb beside the Eugene glacier up the Moraine, that ends in a verticle rock climb of apx 10'. Pretty easy, but quite exposed over the steep glacier!!
From that point up the ridge to the summit is pretty straight forward with an easy top out.
I believe I have pics posted here of the climb up the moraine, and beginnig of the summit ridge too.
Altogether, My favorite S. Sister climb yet!!!
Oh yeah, it is pretty long too...

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