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Another Journey

...partner and hoped no one was still sleeping in the cabin.We continued up the ridge, making our way over to the top of Mount Troy.I noticed more congratulatory texts.And I felt reality setting in: My first six months of 2014 just got very busy...
Mount Ben Stewart avalanche 'a spooky phenomenon'

...he said.Other areas of Douglas Island have reported avalanches, as well. West said he's heard of slides on both mount Troy and Jumbo."It's a spooky condition when we get deep layers that are harder to predict," Mattice said. "It's...
On the trails: Some summer observations

...attending a single large chick, and they came right up to us, for a good look (by both parties). On a long hike over Mount Troy, we found a bench covered in deer cabbage. In the midst of the lush green foliage were several large beds, where something...
Sports In Juneau

...Info: Andy Grossman, 586-4360. Saturday or Sunday, Jan. 5 or 6 Juneau Alpine Club -- This week's trek is the Mount Troy traverse, a medium energy output event taking about six hours. Required technical gear includes Nordic skis or snowshoes...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...It came down behind him so he was safely out of it," Glude said. A snowmachiner triggered an avalanche Sunday on Mount Troy on Douglas Island. "No one was hurt, but it was another close call," Glude said. Thursday, there was a fifth avalanche...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...killing 96. Juneau's last avalanche fatality came in 1995, when a back-country skier died on Douglas Island's Mount Troy. Share this page: Print Email Digg Twitter Yahoo! StumbleUpon Facebook Archives TURNAGAIN PASS...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Meet at Eaglecrest Ski Area Parking Lot at 9:30 a.m. for a difficult 7-mile one-way hike to Naked Man lake, Mount Troy Ridge and Dan Moller Trail. Hike features 3,005 feet in elevation gain. Wear waterproof hiking boots, warm layers...
Board: No to snowmobiles at Eaglecrest to the board to allow snowmobile parking and access through Eaglecrest via a trail to the Fish Creek Valley and the Mount Troy area, among other things. He said he was not surprised the board did not accept the proposal. "Based upon all the...
My Turn: Article misses the point of snowmobile meeting

...forced out of the basin years ago. 13. Backcountry skiers and snowboarders have long established a pattern of use on Mount Troy, Mount Ben Stewart and the Hilda Creek Basin that predates snowmobiling. Yes, some people insulted snowmobiling and...
Outsiders: Bruce Bowler

...from walking right into him in the fog. Close encounter II: SEADOGS was called to help search for a lost hunter on Mount Troy. I was downclimbing, and the ledge collapsed, dropping me 150 feet down a talus slope. I still have a lightning-bolt...


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