Three Years After the Devastating Gorge Fire, Eagle Creek Trail Is Back Open. Here’s What It Looks Like Now.
On Jan. 1, the Eagle Creek Trail―the epicenter of the devastating 2017 wildfire that burned 49,000 acres of the Columbia River Gorge—welcomed back hikers for the first time in three years. Photographer Wesley Lapointe revisited on a stormy reopening weekend. Below, he tells us what it looked like. Then, he shows us.