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Juneau Alpine Club to host Stewart to Meek traverse

...Alpine Club will be setting out to traverse from Mount Ben Stewart to Mount Meek on Douglas Island on Saturday.Carl Reese...which will start at Eaglecrest Ski Area, climb Mount Ben Stewart, cross the ridge line to Mount Meek, and then descend...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-26/juneau-alpine-club-host-stewart-meek
Outdoors
Mount Ben Stewart avalanche 'a spooky phenomenon'

...apparently triggered by a group of skiers on Monday left behind crowns more than seven feet tall as it ripped down Mount Ben Stewart, beyond the boundary line of Eaglecrest Ski Area.A group of people had skied that terrain previously, said Southeast...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-03-28/mount-ben-stewart-avalanche-spooky-p
Outdoors
Bask in appreciation, Juneau

...and it's just kind of a different view than on skis. On a clear day like today, you have a 360 (degree) view of Ben Stewart and the lodge and where the Ptarmigan lift is. A cool thing, too, is you're in the trees. You're getting a first-hand...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-30/bask-appreciation-juneau
Local
Thumbs up, thumbs down

...testimony will be taken at the April 28 and May 19 meetings.Thumbs down to last Monday's two avalanches at Mount Ben Stewart. Nobody was hurt, but the avalanches were apparently triggered by groups of skiiers on the mountain, which lies just...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-31/thumbs-thumbs-down
Local | Opinion
Missing hikers rescued

...return from a hike Saturday have been found.Christopher Sergeant, 35, and Jordan Watson, 36, were hiking Mount Ben Stewart trail on Douglas Island on Saturday and were overdue when authorities were contacted at about 11:30 p.m. Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-10-14/missing-hikers-rescued
Local
On the Trails: January jaunts

...in the shade, but we had a fine view of several skiers swooping elegantly down from the top of Ben Stewart. Not content with climbing up Ben Stewart and having a fine ride down, the skiers then zig-zagged up a broad talus slope to the next ridgetop...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-02-01/january-jaunts
Outdoors
What's up with that?

...Island's highest peak was named Mount Ben Stewart in 1977 in memory of Benjamin Duane...they met." Through the 1910s, Ben Stewart continued his work as a mining...Stewart said. After retirement, Ben Stewart moved to Sitka in 1953. He served...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101002/thi_whatsup.shtml
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Sports in Juneau

UPCOMING EVENTS Saturday, Nov. 1 Juneau Alpine Club - Mount Ben Stewart to Mount Meek traverse, this is a moderate difficulty trek. Please RSVP with the trip leader if you plan to go. Info: Trip...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102803/spo_sports.shtml
Sports
The gift of wolves

...10 is etched in my memory as clearly as Sept. 11. It was a rare sunny autumn day in Juneau and I was hiking up Mt. Ben Stewart with a couple of friends. We meandered our way up through evergreens into meadows of reds, yellows and golds and finally...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021002/let_letter1.shtml
Opinion
Southeast Sagas: A Tale of Two Tunnels

...Tunnel was brought to fruition by Ben Stewart (1878-1976), an engineer and...floors were only one inch apart." Ben Stewart was the fifth son of the man who...survey the tunnel route accurately, Ben Stewart had to chain level from sea level...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091203/nei_sesaga.shtml
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