Swimming to altitude

...goes up steeply will quickly get into the alpine where miles of brush free travel await...if you know you will have hours of open alpine waiting for you up above. In this sense...of the most awe inspiring and majestic alpine terrain Juneau has to offer. Sure, Blueberry...
Today In Sports History for July 3

...Cornelius won by seven shots 50 years ago.2007 - The Alinghi team from Switzerland - a country more often associated with Alpine skiing and winter snowscapes - successfully defends sailng's America's Cup, beating Emirates Team New Zealand 5-2.2008...
JIRPers start 68th summer on the Juneau Icefield

...States Department of Agriculture; Tuesday afternoon, she was giving Van Dam, Rand-Lewis, and Keenan an introduction to alpine vegetation, like saxifrage. She did research for her PhD on the vegetation of nunataks - rock outcroppings or exposed ridges...
California Legislature OKs school vaccine bill

...and some lawmakers say the state is eliminating informed consent and trampling on parental rights.Sen. Joel Anderson, R-Alpine, said the measure should have had provisions in place for parents who opt to take their children out of school, rather than...
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What's in Bloom: Himalayan blue poppy

...Blue Poppy, time at the Jensen-Olson Arboretum. Juneau's climate mimics their rain-soaked, native habitat on the sub-alpine slopes and meadows of the Himalayas. Their opening in late spring to early summer is one of the most anticipated days of the...
Juneau Alpine Club to host Stewart to Meek traverse

Members of the Juneau Alpine Club will be setting out to traverse from Mount Ben Stewart to Mount...Friday, Sept. 26 at 723 -9323.For more information on the Juneau Alpine Club and future hikes, go online to http://juneaualpineclub...
Upcoming hikes with Alpine Club include Grandchild Peaks, bouldering at Fred's

The local hiking club, the Juneau Alpine Club, will be hosting two events this week - one for advanced hikers and one for bouldering enthusiasts. The first hike will...
Chilkat Crossing

...across Lynn Canal we made our way up a ridgeline and into the alpine where we spent two days moving westward through the mountains...several things from this trip which stood out for me: Two amazing alpine campsites... Perfect weather...Perfect snow conditions...
On the Trails: Outdoor therapy

...busy, attending to the tiny blossoms of alpine blueberry growing close to the ground in a tight mat. The alpine zone was a sea of flowers (I counted...overseeing his nesting territory of alpine tundra and rocky outcrops. Two male rock...
Spanish company moves forward with North Slope oil field

...the process to obtain development permits for the project, which could tap into the geologic formations called Nanushuk and Alpine. The formations would be accessed from a proposed development northeast of Nuiqsut.Kuukpik Corp. has passed a resolution...


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