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More terrain opens at Eaglecrest - with limits hike up Sneaky Trail."The higher on the mountain we go the more snow we have and the ability to utilize the Black Bear Chair to access the higher terrain is a great feature of the lift. The snow is still quite thin but we have been able to...
Photos: Eaglecrest opens Black Bear Chair

A group of snowboarders make their way on the groomed run into Easy Bowl at Eaglecrest on Thursday. Michael Penn | Juneau Empire
Discover Eaglecrest Day highlights ski hill history through new auction

...addition to between 20 and 25 "blueberry bubble chairs," an auction for old trail signs. They'll also be selling Black Bear chairs for $100. Proceeds will go to the Books 2 Boards program."People can get a piece of Eaglecrest history for a...
Photos: First day at Eaglecrest

...Porcupine Chair will operate from 9am to 3pm. A small terrain park feature will be set up. The Hooter, Ptarmigan, & Black Bear Chairs will not be operating. "The upper mountain needs a lot more snow before we can safely open it," says Eaglecrest...
First downhill mountain bike trail planned in Juneau

...increasing its popularity. That boardwalk is "in desperate need of fixing," Lillard said.It starts at the top of Black Bear chair and goes over the ridge to the top of Ptarmigan, Lillard said. It would be connected by a service road.The boardwalk...
Black Bear chair opens at Eaglecrest
Eaglecrest set to open on Saturday

...go right and go down the west side. If they want to, they can do it. But, they're going to have to hike from Black Bear (Chair) to get there." On the cross country side, Duncan said Jeff Brown packed the entire lower loop with the cat on...
Old Black Bear lift chairs for sale

...winter season.The Eaglecrest Foundation is a recognized 501(c)3 organization and all contributions made to the Black Bear Chair fundraiser are tax deductible.To make a purchase, contact Julie at or at 790-2000...
New Porcupine chair nearly ready to roll

...they were just going to trash it and put in a new, modern lift," he said. "The same thing happened with our Black Bear chair. It was in the middle of a real estate project as well, so these ski companies want to get rid of the old technology...
Fitting memorial

...remembered amidst the elements and conditions they knew and loved. On a tower that supports the components of the Black Bear Chair at the Eaglecrest Ski Area are the names of Peter Barrett and Tobias Lee, a memorial from friends who wanted to preserve...


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