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Sisters Travel Guide

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Mckenzie Pass Highpoint and Dee Wright Observatory Trails
Mckenzie Pass Highpoint and Dee Wright Observatory Trails

You are at the highest point in the pass at this Observatory. The structure, built completely of lava rocks, offers fantastic views to all the surrounding volcanoes. Following the loop trail through...

Black Butte Backcountry Ski Descent
Black Butte Backcountry Ski Descent

This is a fun ski descent of famous Black Butte near Sisters, OR. In the springtime the road is not plowed and your starting point will depend on how far your vehicle will make it up the snowy road....

Hayden Glacier Ski Descent
Hayden Glacier Ski Descent

This is a very long day with an optional ascent to the summit of Middle Sister. The fun part is the ski descent of the Hayden Glacier. If you do this early enough in the spring you'll have a longer...

McKenzie Pass Scenic Byway
McKenzie Pass Scenic Byway

Take this scenic byway from Sisters to Sahalie Falls. Over this 60 mile route you will drive past lava fields, waterfalls and beautiful mountain lakes. I've provided information on the trailheads...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
McKenzie River Trail
McKenzie River Trail

This is an amazing bike trail, one of the best in Oregon. You'll pass by beautiful lakes, 2 big waterfalls, through lava fields and through beautiful forests. We did this trip in the fall and the...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Mt. Washington Standard Summit Route
Mt. Washington Standard Summit Route

This is a technical mountain like Three Fingered Jack to the north that requires rock climbing and mountaineering skills. There is extreme exposure so it is not for people with fears of heights. You...

Three Fingered Jack Standard Summit Route
Three Fingered Jack Standard Summit Route

This is an advanced mountaineering climb with vertical walls at the top and very poor rock. You absolutely MUST have rock climbing and mountaineering skills and the relative gear to make this ascent....

Clear Lake Trail
Clear Lake Trail

Clear Lake, the "lake born of fire", is the headwaters of the McKenzie River and was formed 3000 years ago when lava from Sand Mountain reached the river and backed up water to form the lake.

The...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Tam McArthur Rim Hike, Central Cascades
Tam McArthur Rim Hike, Central Cascades

This is a spectacular hike through upper alpine volcanic mountains in the central Cascades mountains of Oregon. The views are well worth the trip up a winding switch back single track trail. Starting...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Sisters Stampede XC MTB race
Sisters Stampede XC MTB race

Sisters Stampede is about 26.1 miles long and located near Sisters, Oregon. The trail is great for mountain biking and normally takes 1-3 hours.

The Sisters Stampede is an XC mountian bike race...

Lava Camp to S Mathieu
Lava Camp to S Mathieu

Lava Camp to S Mathieu is about 5.2 miles round trip located near Sisters Oregon. The trail is great for backpacking.

Nice little day hike. The trip up to South Lake has some elevation change about...

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From Portland to Bend (thefayeway, Jul 31, 2006)
3.0 of 5 stars 2 Votes