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Juneau's Hidden History: "Three Dam Hikes"

Members of the hiking group Juneau's Hidden History visited three local dams during recent hikes. The smallest of the three dams is the 5th Street Douglas Dam.
Juneau's Hidden History: East Glacier Trail

The Mendenhall Glacier seems to be retreating at a pretty fast rate. As a child growing up in Juneau in the late 1980-90s, we hiked the East Glacier Trail, and had a magnificent view of the Mendenhall from above Nugget Falls.
Juneau's Hidden History: Treasury Hill and the Dull & Stephens Prospects

Spaulding Meadows, Auke Nu, or John Muir Trail -- we all know it by a different name. I call it Spaulding Meadows Trail, as it is named after one of the miners who established the trail, Victor Spaulding.
Search for missing hiker goes underground

...continue. This time, it will go underground.A local man with experience exploring Juneau's old mining shafts, Brian Weed, is leading a small team to search for Buis inside shafts on the back side on Mount Roberts. Weed believes Buis may...
No sign of missing hiker in area mines

...area's abandoned mines failed to turn up any sign of a missing hiker who was last seen three months ago.Juneau resident Brian Weed led a small team of explorers inside the mining shafts and tunnels on the backside of Mount Roberts on Sunday to look...
GCI: Juneau's Hidden History with Brian Weed

Brian Weed's photo exhibit, Juneau's Hidden History, features images of lost mine tunnels, adits and artifacts. It will be held at...
Red Dog Saloon: "Underland Wonderland" by Brian Weed

"Underland Wonderland" by Brian Weed showcases a collection of photographs of underground mines, historic ruins and relics near the Mendenhall Glacier.
November First Friday Art Walk

...Underland Wonderland" by Brian WeedRed Dog Saloon278 S Franklin StReception: 4-8 p.m."Underland Wonderland" by Brian Weed showcases a collection of photographs of underground mines, historic ruins and relics near the Mendenhall Glacier...
Explorer shares Juneau's mining origins

...are the lost mines."You can walk the public trail, then veer off just slightly, and they're right there," said Brian Weed, a local who has found and explored hundreds of abandoned mines in Juneau over the past three years. "But they're...
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Professionals advise against exploring old mines

...dangers there's a reason federal and state agencies have adopted the motto, 'Stay out, stay alive.'"Still, for Brian Weed, Juneau's mine exploring adventurer, life is about taking risks, and his mine fascination is no exception."Yes...
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