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Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Upper Imnaha River & Blue Hole, June 2017
Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Upper Imnaha River & Blue Hole, June 2017

Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Upper Imnaha River & Blue Hole, June 2017

Great stream hike along the upper Imnaha River in Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness Distance: 6.0 miles round trip as described here (4.0 miles round trip to Blue Hole, 11.5 miles round trip to Imnaha Falls) Type: out and back Difficulty:…

Oregon’s Buckhorn Lookout & Hells Canyon Breaks, June 2017
Oregon’s Buckhorn Lookout & Hells Canyon Breaks, June 2017

Oregon’s Buckhorn Lookout & Hells Canyon Breaks, June 2017

Fantastic views down into Hells Canyon and the Imnaha River from near Buckhorn Lookout in NE Oregon Distance: 5.0 miles for the route described here, longer options available Type: out and back Difficulty: moderate, descending 1,200′ over 2.5 miles.   Best…

Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Bonny Lakes Backpack, July 2016
Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Bonny Lakes Backpack, July 2016

Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Bonny Lakes Backpack, July 2016

Lovely pair of mountain lakes on the east side of Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness Distance: 8.5 miles round-trip (good options available for longer trips)  Type: out and back (loop and shuttle options available) Difficulty: moderate with 1,300′ elevation gain and…

Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Minam and Mirror Lakes Backpack, July 2015
Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness:  Minam and Mirror Lakes Backpack, July 2015

Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Minam and Mirror Lakes Backpack, July 2015

Exceptional backpacking loop to several high mountain lakes and over a mountain pass in Oregon’s stunning Eagle Cap Wilderness. Distance: 21 miles round trip (including side trip to Moccasin Lake) Type: loop backpack Difficulty: moderate with 3,160′ elevation gain Best…

Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Chimney Lake Backpack, August 2015
Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Chimney Lake Backpack, August 2015

Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness: Chimney Lake Backpack, August 2015

Day hike or backpack to a pretty alpine lake in Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness Distance: 11.5 miles round trip Difficulty: moderate with 2,350’ elevation gain Best season: July – October Mid-August 2015 found us searching for a place to backpack that…

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