Photos: Roller coaster bike ride

...Flint takes a ride on the completed lower section of a new mountain bike trail currently under construction at the Eaglecrest Ski Area on Tuesday. Volunteers with the Juneau Freewheelers Cycle Club and Eaglecrest staff have been working on the downhill...
Photo: Basking in the sun

With a backdrop of Cropley Lake and Mount Ben Stewart, Linda Buckley, left, and Elaine Schroeder enjoy a day in the sun at the top of the Eaglecrest Ski Area on Tuesday.
Photo: Eaglecrest trail work

Burke Bonjack, an employee at the Eaglecrest Ski Area, removes old wooden planks on the access trail to Pittman Ridge on Tuesday. A new hardened trail is planned that will loop around from the Eagle's Nest to the top of the Black Bear Chairlift.
Juneau's first dedicated mountain bike trail underway

...will be able to bike (at least the beginnings of) a trail that's just for them.The trail, a joint project of Eaglecrest Ski Area and the Juneau Mountain Bike Alliance, got underway at the ski area last week.It's a mile and a half-long...
What's out there for the kids?

...the National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration, which offers a "Sun to Sea" middle school science camp, Eaglecrest Ski Area, which offers ski programs, Echo Ranch Bible Camp, and AWARE, which hosts "REBOUND expeditions." Recently...
Runners race up the Eaglecrest incline

Riley Moser, age 18, crested the turnaround point, 1,400 feet above sea level at Eaglecrest Ski Area, with a slight advantage over Brian Hitchcock, 40 and John Bursell, 51, in Saturday's 10-Mile Eaglecrest Road Race and...
Early, Sheakley wed

...for Goldbelt Heritage Foundation and an accomplished percussionist. The bride and groom met in the mountains of Eaglecrest Ski Area and fell in love sharing their passion for the outdoors. The bride is delighted to gain two daughters, Abigail...
Ski area cuts prices, prepares to take hit

In the wake of last year's abysmal snow season, Eaglecrest Ski Area has announced that it will cut the cost of its season passes and offer other discounts, but these incentives are likely to come...
CBJ appoints 7 to Aquatics Board

...will be responsible for the aquatics facilities' operation, maintenance, development and marketing, much like Eaglecrest Ski Area's empowered board. Unlike Eaglecrest, however, the board lacks certain powers over personnel, as the employee...
CBJ opens boarding for vacant seats on commission

...All 12 months of the year have expirations."The city's boards and commissions fill a variety of roles. The Eaglecrest Ski Area board of directors and the new aquatics board are empowered, meaning they're the de facto managers of the ski...


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