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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 now ready to roll

...mountain. Construction of the Black Bear chair lift has been finished, and...Ptarmigan lift, Duncan said the Black Bear chair would also function under these...820 people an hour, but the Black Bear chair transports 1200 people an hour...
Black Bear chair opens at Eaglecrest
Miles and Mileage

...and he invited me, along with another "joneser," to run up Eaglecrest Road.Those five miles turned into the Black Bear chair lift and a return along the Treadwell Ditch Trail, via one section of muskeg and one still demolished bridge crossing...
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...
It's Going To Be A Great Winter

...Scott and I went up to Eaglecrest to check out the cross country trail in the Hilda Creek meadows by the base of the Black Bear chair. We joined the line of skiers, snowboarders, sledders, and hikers going up the maintenance road on the east side...
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...
Eaglecrest adds a bonus day today

...We are excited to operate on Friday. We had planned to not operate to give us an extra day to fine-tune the Black Bear Chair, but that process is coming along so well, that we feel we can both fine tune Black Bear and operate the other three...
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...
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...


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