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Adventure Log: Lakes Basin Backpack, Birthdays, & Trip Preparations
Adventure Log: Lakes Basin Backpack, Birthdays, & Trip Preparations

Adventure Log: Lakes Basin Backpack, Birthdays, & Trip Preparations

August 12-25, 2019 Knock, Knock, Knocking on 50’s Door August has always been our favorite month. Camping, backpacking, and fishing are all at their prime and we both celebrate another set of birthdays. This year we’re both knocking pretty serious…

Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Hurricane Creek Backpack, July 2017
Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Hurricane Creek Backpack, July 2017

Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Hurricane Creek Backpack, July 2017

Massive granite and limestone cliffs and waterfalls make this a great early summer opener Distance: 16.5 miles roundtrip  Type: out and back Difficulty: moderate with 2,000′ elevation gain  Best season: summer and early fall “The Eagle Cap never disappoints” we exclaim…

Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Lakes Basin Backpack day 1 (Horseshoe Lake), Aug 2016
Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness:  Lakes Basin Backpack day 1 (Horseshoe Lake), Aug 2016

Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Lakes Basin Backpack day 1 (Horseshoe Lake), Aug 2016

Stunning four day backpack to multiple high mountain lakes in Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness Distance: 32 miles round trip (10 miles this segment) Type: lollipop Difficulty: difficult with 3,800′ total elevation gain (2,500′ this segment) Best season: July – October…

Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Lakes Basin Backpack day 3 (Glacier & Frazier Lakes), Aug 2016
Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Lakes Basin Backpack day 3 (Glacier & Frazier Lakes), Aug 2016

Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Lakes Basin Backpack day 3 (Glacier & Frazier Lakes), Aug 2016

Stunning four day backpack to multiple high mountain lakes in Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness Distance: 32 miles round trip (7.0 miles this segment) Type: lollipop Difficulty: difficult with 3,800′ total elevation gain (this segment difficult with 1,200′ gain and 1,400′…

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