Hiking Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness Guide Book

by Fred Barstad (Falcon Guides)
Hiking Oregonand39;s Eagle Cap Wilderness  by Fred Barstad

400 pp
ISBN: 9780762784790

Lace up your boots and head into Oregon's remote Wallowa Mountains. Explore this wonderland of more than fifty glacial lakes, miles of streams designated as National Wild and Scenic Rivers, hundreds of soaring peaks, and open meadows with elk, deer, bighorn sheep, coyote, black bear, and cougar.Climb Aneroid, Chief Joseph, and Matterhorn Mountains; hike the Eagle River, Cliff Creek, and Deadman Canyon; or visit Razz, Blue, and Bonny Lakes. Veteran hiker and outdoor writer Fred Barstad will introduce you to these trails and many more. Inside you'll find: up-to-date trail information; maps, photos, and elevation profiles; information on bears and cougars; difficulty, maintenance, and traffic ratings for each hike; access information to the Dihedrals climbing area.Whether you are planning a day hike or an extended backpacking trip, you'll find trails suited to every ability and interest in Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness.

© 2014 Fred Barstad/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Hiking Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 117.
... Preview: A moderate scramble leads up Aneroid Mountain from East Fork Wallowa River Trail. From Aneroid Mountain, the fourth-highest peak in the Wallowas, the view is absolutely superb in all directions. In ... From the guidebook "Hiking Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness"
Joseph, OR - Climbing,Hiking - Trail Length: 2.5
... Preview: This trail connects Cartwheel Ridge Trail (1907) with Little Minam River Trail, descending through wooded country most of the way. Do not confuse this with the Dobbin Creek Trail, which is in the Be ... From the guidebook "Hiking Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness"
Union, OR - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 8.8
... Preview: This fairly challenging trail connects the Bear CreekTrail to the Huckleberry Mountain Trail. As you climb the path the views improve.The route traverses terrain typical of the western Wallowa Mountai ... From the guidebook "Hiking Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness"
Wallowa, OR - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 12
... Preview: This backpack route goes along Bear Creek from Bear Creek Trailhead to the Bowman Trail, giving access to Baker Trail, Goat Creek Trail, Dobbin Creek Trail, Washboard Trail, and Bowman Trail. It also ... From the guidebook "Hiking Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness"
Wallowa, OR - Backpacking,Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 38.4
... Preview: Hike this short trail, in the very scenic Main Eagle Creek Canyon, from the Lookingglass Lake Trail (1921) to small but pristine, Bear Lake, where you can camp, sh or just relax. (Trail 1921A) From the guidebook "Hiking Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness"
Medical Springs, OR - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: A steep “trail” connects Moss Springs/Horse Ranch Trail with Jim White Ridge Trail via Mud Springs. (Trail 1929) The open country along much of this route allows for great views of the ridges and cany ... From the guidebook "Hiking Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness"
Cove, OR - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 11.8
... Preview: Climbing from Main Eagle Creek Trail to Trail Creek Trail, the Bench Canyon Trail traverses subalpine terrain with good chances for wildlife viewing. The route also provides access to Heart and Arrow ... From the guidebook "Hiking Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness"
Medical Springs, OR - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 6.2
... Preview: This trail connects Minam Lake and Blue Lake. (Trail 1673A) Blue Lake sits in a striking subalpine bowl at the head of the Minam River. The Minam once flowed from Minam Lake but a small earthen dam at ... From the guidebook "Hiking Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness"
Lostine, OR - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: This trail climbs from the Middle Fork Imnaha River Trail, up and over the ridgetop meadows of Boner Flat, where the views are great. It then descends steeply into the South Fork Imnaha River Canyon a ... From the guidebook "Hiking Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness"
Joseph, OR - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 8
... Preview: Bonneville Mountain is the pyramid-shaped peak directly south of Wallowa Lake. It is the first major peak on the ridge dividing the East and West Forks of the Wallowa River. The east side route is a s ... From the guidebook "Hiking Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness"
Joseph, OR - Climbing,Hiking - Trail Length: 2-4.3 miles
... Preview: A fairly long, steep climb leads from West Fork Wallowa River Trail to the summit of Bonneville Mountain. Note that dogs are allowed on this trail, but they will have a very difficult time climbing th ... From the guidebook "Hiking Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness"
Joseph, OR - Climbing,Hiking - Trail Length: 1.5
... Preview: This backpack route or day hike runs from Tenderfoot Wagon Road Trail to East Fork Wallowa River Trail. (Trail 1802). There are campsites at Bonny Lakes, but the mosquitoes may be bad in July and Augu ... From the guidebook "Hiking Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness"
Joseph, OR - Backpacking,Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 15.6
... Preview: From Frances Lake/Bowman Trailhead, on the Lostine River Road, follow the trail to North Minam Meadows. (Trail 1651) The route climbs from the thickly forested bottom of the Lostine Canyon through sub ... From the guidebook "Hiking Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness"
Lostine, OR - Backpacking,Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 20
... Preview: This connecting trail goes from Lodgepole Trail (1920) to Upper Little Minam River Trail (1942) via Deadhorse Flat. At Deadhorse Flat the trail connects with Crib Point Trail and Catherine Creek/Deadh ... From the guidebook "Hiking Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness"
Cove, OR - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 8.6
... Preview: A short hike along the West Fork Lostine River Trail. Then a steep off-trail climb that leads to Catched Two Lake, cradled in a rugged alpine cirque. From Two Pan Trailhead hike south on the West Fork ... From the guidebook "Hiking Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness"
Lostine, OR - Hiking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: A short trail that climbs from the lush Catherine Creek Meadows to the ridgeline at Deadhorse Flat. Catherine Creek/Deadhorse Trail (1909) heads west from the junction of North Fork Catherine Creek ... From the guidebook "Hiking Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness"
Union, OR - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 2.4
... Preview: Hike steeply downhill, from Granite Creek Trail, on a high, windswept plateau to Cheval Lake, tucked in a timbered glacial cirque. The route passes the remains of a tiny miners cabin as you descend. ( ... From the guidebook "Hiking Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness"
Lostine, OR - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 3.4
... Preview: This trail leads from the Wallowa Lake Trailhead to the meadows at the base of the face of Chief Joseph Mountain. Chief Joseph Mountain trail is used to access several climbing routes on Chief Joseph ... From the guidebook "Hiking Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness"
Joseph, OR - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 10
... Preview: This fairly steep, direct route leads from Chief Joseph Mountain Trail to the summit of Chief Joseph Mountain. From the guidebook "Hiking Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness"
Joseph, OR - Climbing,Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: First Chute Route is the easiest way to the summit of Chief Joseph Mountain from the resort area at the head of Wallowa Lake. From the guidebook "Hiking Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness"
Joseph, OR - Climbing,Hiking - Trail Length: 2