Search underway for Ketchikan hiker

...helicopter's arrival, and they all returned safely.On Friday, Nov. 6, an overdue hunter was reported in the Granite Creek area of Sitka. Sitka resident Byron Kashevarof, 31, was located after a hasty search by Sitka Mountain Rescue...
Missing hunter found by Sitka Mountain Rescue

An overnight search early Saturday morning found a missing hunter in Sitka's Granite Creek area.Byron Kashevarof, 31, of Sitka, was hunting and became lost on Friday night, Alaska State Troopers reported. Sitka...
Schirack takes Nifty Fifty

...Glory Hole Spur trail, down Red Mill and to the end of Perseverance. Runners then went back up Perseverance and up Granite Creek Trail to the waterfall and back down, then went up Mount Roberts to Father Brown's Cross and back down to Basin...
Police & Fire for Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015

...mandatory court appearance.? On Monday, Alaska Wildlife Troopers Sitka Post responded to a report of a gunshot along Granite Creek Road which was possibly connected with a deer in the area. Investigation revealed 22-year-old Bryce B. Phillips...
Pure Sole: The poop run the appearance of some superman.I just welcomed the sensation of losing altitude.The miles went faster.In Granite Creek, I changed my socks.I felt a bit better than pooped.Fresh socks will do that.Marmots whistled at me.Some...
Juneau runners fare well at White River 50-mile

...In the spring and summer, training included Perseverance Trail and the trails off of it that go up Mount Juneau and Granite Creek. Mount Roberts and Eaglecrest were also used."I have always enjoyed mountaineering and trail hiking," Hood said...
Pure Sole: My vertical feet are best left horizontal

...Gold Ridge, Gastineau Peak, Roberts Peak, Sheep Mountain and to the tippy top of Clark Peak before descending into Granite Creek.This was all for FUN.I do not want to know a lot about the vertical feet involved.I know that when Roes leads...
April ends as No. 2 in record books; 2015 still has wettest start since 1943

...of the spring avalanche season. The Juneau Alpine Club reports a significant avalanche has covered the Granite Creek Trail in the Granite Creek Basin.According to the Weather Service, warm and sunny conditions are expected to continue through...
Photo: Hiking to go ski

Brian Sooder hikes up Granite Creek Trail for an early Spring downhill ski session on the mountains surrounding Granite Basin on Saturday.
No man left behind

...pace up Perseverance Trail to the Granite Creek trailhead allowed us to warm up. It was at the head of the Granite Creek Trail where we hit the first bag.At the end of the Granite Creek Trail we summited through a pass...


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