Eagle, Birch, and Jail Springs

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wbdeford
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Eagle, Birch, and Jail Springs

Post by wbdeford » Wed Apr 10, 2019 4:38 pm

Anyone ever visited any or all of these? I'm considering making them part of a trip in May....looks like a pretty steep-but-doable descent from Eagle to Birch and Jail and would be a nice alternate view of the north face of Telescope.

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Re: Eagle, Birch, and Jail Springs

Post by blackturtle.us » Sat Apr 13, 2019 10:27 pm

Yes, I've been to Eagle Spring. Just hiked up the trail from Mahogany Flat and took the old spur trail shown on at least some maps. From Eagle Spring down it was steep, but not too bad.
Go down to June 2013 in this set of pics: http://www.dvplants.com/SITES/TELESCOPE/

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Re: Eagle, Birch, and Jail Springs

Post by wbdeford » Sun Apr 14, 2019 5:06 am

Wow, lots of cool flowers. Thanks! My trip is mid-May, so I might be a little early, but definitely looks worth visiting.

I noticed you didn't have any shots up to the false summit from Eagle itself...Could you see it from there, or does the ridge block it?

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Re: Eagle, Birch, and Jail Springs

Post by wbdeford » Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:52 am

With the road closures, looks like these will have to wait for another trip, but definitely want to visit them.

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