The Three Sisters Trail is a long hike with a trailhead at the Indian Well campground. The trail crosses the Schonchin Wilderness Area and connects with the Lyons Trail. The Three Sisters Trail is named after the Three Sisters; peaks at 4538 ft, located to the north-east of the campground.
The Three Sisters Trail has a maximum elevation of 4,627 ft (1,410 m), a minimum elevation of 4,286 ft (1,306 m), and an elevation gain of 19,587 ft (5,970 m) in the [ A to B ] direction.
The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Three Sisters Trail while hiking in the [ A to B ] and [ B to A ] direction at a typical speed and is based on gross weight (which includes anything carried), the topography, trail length and trail conditions.
|[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]|
|Steps 1||Length 2||Min Ele 3||Max Ele 4|
|16,822||7.8 mi||4,286 ft||4,627 ft|
|[ A to B ]|
|Time 5||Floors 6||Gain 7||Loss 8|
|3.0 hrs||4.8||19,587 ft||21,281 ft|
|[ B to A ]|
|3.1 hrs||5.6||21,281 ft||19,587 ft|
The length of the Three Sisters Trail is 7.8 mi (12.6 km) or 16,822 steps.
A person in good physical health can hike the Three Sisters Trail in 3.0 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 3.1 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.
Download free Three Sisters Trail topo maps and the adjoining quads to plan your hike. These are full-sheet, 7.5 Minute (1:24,000 scale) Lava Beds National Monument topographic maps.
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