It's been a few years in the making, but the Porcupine Lodge at Eaglecrest Ski Area is spruced up and ready for its public debut Saturday, Sept. 19 as part of the seventh annual Discover Eaglecrest Day.
When I was 19, I encountered my first wood bison. I was riding a mountain bike across Canada, near Liard Hot Springs in British Columbia, when I saw a hulking animal in the ditch.
Eaglecrest Ski Area on Monday was beat out by Red Mountain, British Columbia in the second round of Powder Magazine's Ski Town Throwdown III, and will not advance to the next round.
Juneau's hometown ski area has advanced to the second round, advancing to the "Sweet 16," in this year's Powder Magazine Ski Town Throwdown, after defeating Fernie, British Columbia in a faceoff on Oct. 14.
Eaglecrest Ski Area has made it into the internationally-read Powder Magazine's "ski-town throwdown," an event pairing off ski areas around North America in a voting battle for bragging rights, publicity and, ultimately, visitors.
...visit from Santa. There's even still a few spots open in the Holiday Ski and Snowboard camps, Eaglecrest Director of Sales and Marketing Jeffra Clough said. The local ski hill will be open every day - excluding Christmas - beginning today through...
It's wintery days like these that give Juneauites a good excuse to get up to the mountain and enjoy the fresh powder, and on Saturday, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska will take full advantage of all that a good day of riding has to offer.
Things are going downhill fast, and it's all happening much earlier than expected.
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Once a small affair held in the Floyd Dryden Middle School gymnasium, the annual Ski Sale on Saturday was anything but.
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