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Eaglecrest remains optimistic

...season, upping its snowmaking capacity by 33 percent. The bad news: Eaglecrest's snow guns draw their water from Cropley Lake. They need gravity in order to function, so they'll only make snow on the bottom half of runs like Sourdough and...
Snow films to raise money for trail, cabin

...cabin at Eaglecrest Ski Area's Cropley Lake. "We just kind of wanted to do...With the addition of a cabin at Cropley Lake, they hope both to increase access...started a fund towards a cabin at Cropley Lake, Chris Miller said. SNOvember...
First downhill mountain bike trail planned in Juneau

...Overlook, Traverse Trail Hooter to Cropley Lake, Dick's Lake Trail and Heavenly...first on the list of priorities. Cropley Lake: Sixth on the list of priorities is a trail up Log Jam to Cropley Lake."It's a great destination in...
On the Trails: Hiking to Granite Basin

...yellow-flowered fireweed. This seems to be uncommon around here; we know of a large stand on the seeping slope behind Cropley Lake, but we seldom see it elsewhere.The pool at the entrance to the basin itself often offers us a look at an American...
Around town for Wednesday, Nov. 12

...Days of my youth" showing, 7 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. Raffle ticket funds will go toward a new cabin at Cropley Lake. Free at the door, $2 raffle tickets.Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p...
Celebrate the New Year off the beaten path

...option, if you're up for braving the elements.One possibility is going up to Eaglecrest Ski Area and camping out at Cropley Lake. You can ski on the mountain all day, bring your overnight gear and tent on the Ptarmigan chair lift and ski down...
On the Trails: Winter wanderings

...indoors! So here are some observations, and questions, from some small explorations during the last few weeks.? Cropley Lake: A ptarmigan landed, sinking down a few inches in the soft snow. But for some reason it took flight immediately, leaving...
On the Trails: Meandering in the meadows

...September - in between other days of slatting rain and wind, the Parks and Recreation hikers headed up the ridge behind Cropley Lake. It was a good day for that hike. However, I was feeling considerably less ambitious, so I chose another way to...
Arts calendar

...their journey will walk the fine line between bravery and madness. Tickets are $10, and proceeds go to help build the Cropley Lake Cabin 20TH CENTURY TWINSee or call 463-FLIX (3549) for the latest movie times."Bad Grandpa...
Accumulated Fragments: Douglas Island's deep and sometimes dark history

...mine for use in powering the mine and mill machinery. The supervisor of this mammoth project was Ike Cropley for whom Cropley Lake is named.By the end of 1883, the placer miners had removed about $45,000 worth of gold from their sluices. Treadwell...
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