West Eagle Trail 1934 is a hiking trail in Union County, Oregon. It is within Wallowa-Whitman National Forest and Eagle Cap Wilderness Area. It is 11.4 miles long and begins at 5,427 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 23.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 7,422 feet. The West Eagle Trailhead parking is near the trailhead.
West Eagle Trail 1934 Professional Reviews and Guides
"This backpack route runs from West Eagle Creek Trailhead to the junction with Trail Creek Trail via Echo and Traverse Lakes. (Trail 1934)"
--Fred Barstad, Hiking Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness (Falcon Guides).
"Here is yet another remarkably beautiful loop hike through the spectacular Wallowa Mountains. The focus here is on the southeast part of the range. As is true everywhere in these mountains, this trip features a wealth of breathtaking mountain scenery. The author’s vocabulary of adjectives is simply inadequate to convey the glories. In the “Newspeak” language of George Orwell’s 1984, the scenery is “double plus good”."
--Douglas Lorain, Backpacking Oregon: From Rugged Coastline to Mountain Meadow (Wilderness Press).
"This trail runs from East Eagle Trailhead to Mirror Lake, providing the easiest access to the popular Lakes Basin area from the south, climbing the scenic East Eagle Creek Canyon."
--Adam Sawyer, Best Dog Hikes Oregon (Falcon Guides).
"The southern Wallowa Mountains are harder to reach than the northern part of the range, but once you get there you will have no doubt that it was worth it. Dozens of stunningly beautiful mountain lakes sparkle beneath towering peaks of scenic white granite. Elk browse in the meadows, deer visit your camp at night, and trout rise from lake waters, leaving distinctive circular ripples that disturb the classic reflections on a calm morning. This is mountain hiking at its best and with plenty of solitude, at least during midweek. Expect mosquitoes in July."
--Douglas Lorain, 100 Classic Hikes in Oregon (The Mountaineers Books).
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