Free hikes set to explore potential new wilderness

15th August, 2014 by

By Edward Stoner

EAGLE COUNTY — In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, Wilderness Workshop is hosting free, guided hikes into two proposed additions to Holy Cross and Eagles Nest wilderness areas Saturday and Aug. 23. On Saturday, venture into the No Name area south of Minturn adjacent to the existing Holy Cross Wilderness Area and the Homestake valley. It is easily accessible and an excellent place to experience solitude in a pristine alpine setting. Hiking along Homestake Ridge above the lush subalpine wetlands of Bennett Gulch provides stunning views of the Gore and Sawatch ranges, Holy Cross and the …

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