Hiking the South Fork Eagle River and Cantata Peak in the Chugach Mountains


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Originally published at: https://rockchucksummit.com/hiking-the-south-fork-eagle-river-and-cantata-peak/

The colors were amazing, brilliant oranges and yellows, worthy of a painting but instead only captured by cameras. It was with that brilliant light that I fell in love with the wilderness. This was my first time truly outside. Not just in the woods, or a few miles from a road. I’d been backpacking in West Virginia and North Carolina before this, but never had I stepped foot in true wilderness.