Middle Sister

August 17-18, 2002

We met at South Eugene High School at 8 am on Saturday August 17th under clear sunny skies and warm weather. Hit the Obsidian trailhead at 11 am and reached our campsite at Arrowhead Lake by 3 pm. Again this year there was very little snow on the northwest side of Middle Sister. We left Arrowhead Lake at 5:15 am Sunday morning under clear skies and no wind. We ascended via Renfrew Glacier and the north ridge reaching the summit by 9 am. A strong group of nine climbers summited including Kim Sawyer, Ken Horton, Wayne Deeter, Jason Mueller, Greg Zupansic, Virgil Lamb, John Hegg, Julie McGlinsky, and Dick Snyder, leader.

Squeezing water from an Arrowhead

Relaxing after carrying that heavy pack to base camp

A mountain awaits …

Climbing the Renfrew Glacier

Prouty Point

Lineup to the north: Washington, Jack, Jeff & Hood

Arrowhead Lake

Only 10 more minutes to the top!

North Sister

South Sister

— photos by Wayne Deeter (unless otherwise noted)

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