Blow me down

Peak Summited2020 South Sister
Type of HikeMulti-night backpack
TrailheadSouth Sister Climber Trail #36
EncounteredWildflowers blooming
Road ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehicles
Bug StatusNo bugs
Snow ConditionsSnow free
Trail ConditionsTrail in good condition

Started backpacking Sunday afternoon to Moraine Lake to camp for two nights.  Beautiful day very little wind until later that afternoon.  I found a great campsite (#20) on the north side of the lake.  The next morning I started up the trail to the summit.  There where few people which was good.  The entire day was very sunny and mild temperatures.  The higher I go the more windy it got.  At one point about 2 miles away from the top I did considered turning around because it was that windy.  But, like the other crazy people on the mountain that day I pressed on.  I made it to the faults top crossed the large snow and had some amazing views.  I would have liked to stay at the top longer but again it was to windy to really relax, but all the wind was worth the views.


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