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Mountain bikers to discuss 'trail hunger' at feast

...Kessler will also show slides of other bike trails he has built and bike trails built in similar climates as Southeast Alaska."Mountain biking is something that a whole family can do," Kessler said. "It is multigenerational. You can be staying...
Shilon, Phelps win Juneau's new Nifty Fifty course

...have people around to support you."Australian Kieran Ryan, 26, in town to train in ultra-runner Geoff Roes' Alaska Mountain Ultrarunning Camp won the men's 10K in a blistering 39 minutes and 18 seconds."I was in awe of the mountains...
Military identifies 17 killed in '52 crash

...The remains of about a third of the service members who died when their military transport plane crashed into an Alaska mountain and then were buried for decades in glacier ice have been identified, military officials said Wednesday.The Department...
State news in brief for Monday, Nov. 25

...were unchanged.The U.S. rig count peaked at 4,530 in 1981 and bottomed at 488 in 1999. Attorney: Case over Alaska mountain death settledJUNEAU - An attorney says a settlement has been reached over a Swiss man's death on Alaska's Mount...
Helicopter picks up climber injured in fall

...Beattie, of Fairbanks, had spoken with him.Sterns is better known for skiing than climbing. He has competed in the Alaska Mountain Wilderness Ski Classic, an unsupported backcountry wilderness race, multiple times and has also skied 800 miles...
Photo: Dog Day Afternoon

A silver lab leads a group of runners across a meadow behind Thunder Mountain during the Alaska Mountain Running Camp, an extreme running camp hosted by ultra-runner Geoff Roes.
UAS Sitka offers Natural History Seminar Series talk on April 18

...Tessler, who is based in Anchorage, is responsible for projects throughout Alaska, including the Wrangell and Alaska mountain ranges, Prince William Sound, the Kenai Peninsula, Kodiak Island, Bristol Bay and the Aleutian Chain. Tessler's...
Tragedies may bring changes to Mount Marathon race

...veteran Mount Marathon racer Matthew Kenney, 41, is in Alaska Regional Hospital in Anchorage in an induced coma. Alaska Mountain Runners president Brad Precosky said Kenney suffered a broken skull, broke his right leg and sustained other injuries...
Fairbanks geologists recall mountain rescue

...and wet but otherwise uninjured when members of the Alaska Mountain Rescue Group reached them Monday."Cold and wet...A trooper helicopter carried four members of the Alaska Mountain Rescue Group as far up the mountain as possible...
Mountain goats: Relying on agility, suction-cup hooves

...Juneau area has no open season for hunting mountain goats, but hunting is allowed in most of the rest of Southeast Alaska. Mountain goats belong to the bovid family, which includes antelope, bison, cattle and sheep. Bovids evolved in the Old...


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