Eagle Cap

Elevation (feet): 9,595
Elevation (meters): 2,925
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Columbia Plateau
State: Oregon
Latitude: 45.15
Longitude: -117.3
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: Mar, Apr, May, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
Year first climbed: 1300's
First successful climber(s): Nez Pierce Tribe
Nearest major airport: Lewiston, ID.
Convenient Center: Enterprise, OR.

Thanks to Steven P. Sanborn for adding this peak.

The Wallowa Mountain range was heavily glaciated during the ice age thus forming steep peaks and u-shaped valleys. The area is littered with alpine lakes. To climb Eagle Cap, I suggest planning two days in.

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 3 trip reports for Eagle Cap.

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  • Log #22538 - by idahomtnhigh on June 17, 2016
    First mountain I ever climbed.  I was 15 and with my Boy Scout Troop.  
  • Log #12977 - by Johanna Nakayama on Aug 21, 2001
    Great hike and backpacking trip. Glacier lake is incredible. Great views
  • Log #12978 - by Steven P. Sanborn on Dec 22, 2000
    Party of six, basecamped Glacier Lake. Summited Eagle Cap the following day. Watched an avalanche from the top of Frazier Pass cover the trail we had been just hours before.