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Photo: Little guy, big mountain

"Pizza, dad! Pizza!" Jonas Lamb snowplows and son Oscar points his tips straight down the slope as the two share a learning experience skiing the Sneaky run at Eaglecrest Ski Area on Saturday.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-01-06/photo-little-guy-big-mountain
Local
Empire Editorial: Eaglecrest a bracket buster

...influx of winter visitors in future years seeking to find out what the buzz is all about.Eaglecrest may not have the biggest mountains, the most lifts or the variety of luxurious amenities other ski areas and resorts boast, but if we've learned...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-12-01/empire-editorial-eaglecreast-bracket-
Opinion
Sports Shorts

...from a broad range of involvement in the sport either as racing competitors, freestylers and even as free skiing and big mountain skiers and snowboarders. Rules and nomination forms can be found at www.skihall.org or by emailing administrator...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-03-29/sports-shorts
Sports
Gear up for new Bond flick with a look back at the action on the slopes

...for the camera, lurching through unconvincing fight scenes, questionable special effects, and really (really) big mountains. There is stupid, and then there is Bond-stupid - wonderful, fun, escapist Bond-stupid. With these movies...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-11-08/gear-new-bond-flick-look-back-action-slop
Art
Resonance

...on top of something and don't feel right about it, I find an alternative solution to get down.When it comes to big mountain steeps, in which do you place more trust: your board or the advice of the heli guide?BH: When filming, guides know...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-11-15/resonance
Art
Back to Bullard After 38 Years

Back in the early 1970's, a girlfriend and I decided to try and climb Mt. Bullard, which is the first big mountain to the right side of the glacier as you are looking from the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. We went up the West Glacier trail...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/betsy-fischer/2012-08-17/back-bullard-after-38
Fall on the South Fork: Does it get any better?

...hatches are more intense when the sky is overcast. Blue Wing Olives will even bring cutthroats, rainbows and the rivers big mountain whitefish to the surface during a snowstorm. Typically, the best Blue Wing Olive hatches happen in relatively calm...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102702/out_idaho.shtml
Outdoors
Augustine shows signs of erupting

...Kenai Peninsula communities are constantly wary of the volcano. "You can't miss it on a clear day. It's just a big mountain," Seville said. "Sometimes it looks like you can reach out and just grab it." Augustine is a stratovolcano, composed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121505/sta_20051215006.shtml
News
Rainier climbers find deep snow, amazing beauty

...survival challenges; others do it as training for bigger mountains. And for a few, the motivation is to be the first...mountain in the winter months. Climbers preparing for big mountain expeditions such as Mount McKinley in Alaska - at...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122902/out_rainier.shtml
Outdoors
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...she posted a thirdplace finish (second junior) in the Western Region Speed Series-Doug Smith Memorial downhill at Big Mountain, Mont. Fischer also has a third-place finish from a National FIS race in Jackson Hole, Wyo., in December. Baseball...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020900/Spo_calcor.shtml

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