Hiking Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness

Hiking Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness

A Guide To The Area's Greatest Hiking Adventures

Fred Barstad


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Lace up your boots and head into Oregon's remote Wallowa Mountains with Hiking Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness. 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.


Fred Barstad:
A native Oregonian, Fred Barstad began hiking and climbing Oregon's mountains as a boy. He is an accomplished climber who has climbed in Alaska and Mexico. He lives in Enterprise, Oregon.