Sat, Sep 29th, 2018, 5:30 pm: Mount Eagle Flashlight Hike
General info for all hikes and walks: Hikes and walks are $5 for members, and $10 for non-members (become a member). Unless otherwise noted, the pace for hikes is moderate, lasting 3-5 hours, covering 3-5 miles, the terrain is hilly, footing is sometimes uneven, and we follow trails and possibly paved or dirt roads . Walks are easier and shorter than hikes, and usually follow paved or dirt roads, no trails. The guide may periodically stop and talk along the way. Bring sturdy, comfortable walking or hiking shoes, water, snack, bug spray, rain poncho, and camera. Shorts or long pants are OK. For day hikes, bring a hat and sun block. For night hikes, bring a small flashlight. There are usually about 20 people. We depart about 30 minutes after the posted start time. For some hikes, we will meet at the indicated location, then drive a short distance to the hike location.
Specific info for this hike: This is a evening/night hike up Mount Eagle, which the highest peak on St. Croix at over 1100 feet elevation. The hike offers panoramic views from the northeast to the west. Great views from the top!! The hike is strenuous, over moderate to very steep terrain, with lots of trees and rocks going uphill. Trail may be muddy due to rain. Olasee Davis will lead the hike. Remember to bring a flashlight (or two!) with your other supplies.
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