Cornucopia Peak (Eagle Cap Wilderness) 22-Aug-2010

Cornucopia Peak Eagle Cap Wilderness Oregon

Today our goal was Cornucopia Peak on the southern edge of the Eagle Cap Wilderness. This wilderness is an immensely popular summer (and to a lesser extent, winter) destination for lots of hikers, backpackers, equestrians, and (in season) hunters and fishermen.  But a lot of this activity is concentrated on the north side of the wilderness, up by Enterprise, Joseph, and Wallowa Lake.  The southern trailheads – those out of Halfway and Richland, for example – are usually much less jam packed during the summer season.  So hiking Cornucopia was our way to getting a little introduction to the less busy side of the Eagle Cap.

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