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The Three Sisters

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Middle Sister - North Face T 
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The Three Sisters  


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Elevation: 7,780'
Location: 39.6302, -105.3492 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Chris Chaney on May 12, 2008
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Description 

Exposed granite outcroppings with tons of potential. Fun scrambling and great views of Evergreen Lake, Evergreen Mountain and Elephant Butte.

Getting There 

From the main trailhead take the Sisters Trail to a saddle between the North Sister and the Middle Sister.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.7 miles from here

6 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',5],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Three Sisters:
Middle Sister - North Face   4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b     Trad, 1 pitch, 150'   
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Featured Route For The Three Sisters
Great route for kids.

North Sister - South Face Slabs 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a  CO : Morrison/Evergreen : ... : The Three Sisters
From the where the Sisters Trail passes between the northern formation and the middle formation, face the northern formation and look for a rubbly gully that leads to the west ridge of the North Sister. Beginning at the bottom of the gully, climb the slab on the right-hand wall to a ledge below a distinct, steep crack on the headwall above. Build an anchor on the ledge to belay. Downclimb to descend.Variation: From the same anchor swing the rope to the right on the other side of the boulder and ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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By Buff Johnson
May 12, 2008
There's some fun stuff here.

Please keep our impact to a bare minimum, be totally cool with everyone else that plays in this park, keep approach traffic on the paths, do not encroach on wetlands, & don't install any new fixed anchors without checking with the OS people.

There's some good climbs that have natural seams for trad & rope anchors if you wanted to play with some TR'ing & bouldering. It's a fun place with good scenery and fairly small approach commitments.
By Chris Chaney
From: Arvada, Colorado
May 13, 2008
I agree, there is really no need for fixed gear here, as almost every formation can be downclimbed.

This is really a good place to scramble around on rock, which it appears has been going on for a long time. The beauty of the area is that you can go out and have a low key day on the rock in a spectacular setting and not be encumbered by ropes or rack and still get in some fun climbing.