July 21, 2005
The Eagles Rest destination offers a lot of bang for the buck.
The trail head, located out and off Hwy. 58, is only 30 or so miles
The forested trail is gradual—yet gains 1,422 feet in elevation
in 2½ miles to provide a decent workout.
Eagles Rest summit provides a spectacular view of nearby mountains and valleys.
Wildflowers in season were Columbine, Indian Paintbrush, Oxeye Daisies and
Four of us took full advantage of this on Thursday, July 21.
Experienced, amiable hikers were
Marc Hansen (leader),